Bodil Madsdatter

from 1696 to 1737–
Søby, Kalø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Bodil

When Bodil Madsdatter was born from 1696 to 1737, in Søby, Kalø, Denmark, her father, Mads Sørensen Balle, was 63 and her mother, Maren Balle, was 59.

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Mads Sørensen Balle
Maren Balle
Bodil Madsdatter
Margrethe Madsdatter
Anna Madsdatter
Maren Madsdatter
Margrethe Madsdatter Balle

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World Events (3)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World
Age 5
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 17
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 33
Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

From an Old Norse personal name from bót ‘remedy, compensation’ + hildr ‘battle’.

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

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