Niels Kristian Nielsen

12 October 1885–
Århus, Vor Frue, Århus, Denmark

The Life of Niels Kristian

When Niels Kristian Nielsen was born on 12 October 1885, in Århus, Vor Frue, Århus, Denmark, his father, Jens Christian Nielsen, was 21 and his mother, Karen Marie Kirstine Sorensen, was 24. He lived in Tiset, Ning, Århus, Denmark in 1890 and Tranbjerg, Tranbjerg, Ning, Århus, Denmark in 1901.

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Jens Christian Nielsen
Karen Marie Kirstine Sorensen
Niels Kristian Nielsen
Søren Møller Nielsen
Jens Karl Nielsen

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World Events (7)


Age 29

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 32

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Age 54

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Niels Kristian Nielsen in household of Jen? Kristian Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Niels Kristian Nielsen in household of Jens Kristian Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Niels Christian Nielsen, Birth, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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