Kirsten Pedersdatter

Femaleabout 1700–3 March 1737

Brief Life History of Kirsten

When Kirsten Pedersdatter was born about 1700, in Denmark, her father, Peder Christensen, was 52 and her mother, Mette Hansdatter, was 45. She died on 3 March 1737, in Thisted, Tapdrup, Nørlyng, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

Peder Christensen
Mette Hansdatter
Hans Pedersen
Maren Pedersen
Christen Pedersen
Jacob Pedersen
Kirsten Pedersdatter
Lauriz Pedersen

Sources (1)

  • Kirsten Pedersdatter, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 1

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 13

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.


Age 29

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

form of Christine , now also well established in the English-speaking world. A well-known bearer of the name was the Norwegian opera singer Kirsten Flagstad ( 1895–1962 ).

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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