Christen Hansen

1779–12 June 1809 (Age 30)
Gundestrup, Aars, Nordjylland, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Hansen was born in 1779, in Gundestrup, Aars, Nordjylland, Denmark, his father, Hans Mortensen, was 34 and his mother, Anne Christensdatter, was 27. He died on 12 June 1809, at the age of 30, and was buried in Aars, Nordjylland, Denmark.

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Hans Mortensen
Anne Christensdatter
Morten Hansen
Christen Hansen
Kirsten Hansdatter
Poul Hansen
Mette Marie Hansdatter
Anna Marie Hansdatter
Mette Hansdatter
Maren Hansen
Dødfødt Hansdatter

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World Events (5)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 10

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 13

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1796 · Odense Teater

Age 17

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Hans Mortensen and family in the 1801 Danish Census
  • Hans Mortensen and family in the 1787 Danish Census

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