Christen Hansen

5 December 1779–
Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Christen

Christen Hansen was born on 5 December 1779, in Viborg, Denmark as the son of Mette Nielsdatter.

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Family Time Line

Mette Nielsdatter
1741–1790
Peder Hansen
1770–
Neils Hansen
1772–
Maren Hansen
1774–
Erik Hansen
1776–
Christen Hansen
1778–1778
Christen Hansen
1779–
Johanne Hansen
1781–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

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.
1794 · Stibo

Age 15

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.

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 (1)

  • Christen Johansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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