Jens Hansen

15 September 1827–
Vordingborg, Præstø, Denmark

The Life of Jens

Jens Hansen was born on 15 September 1827, in Vordingborg, Præstø, Denmark. He lived in Kirkerup, Vester Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark in 1855.

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World Events (3)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 2

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 20

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1849

Age 22

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Jens Hansen in household of Hans Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Jens Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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