Lisabeth Svendsen

4 October 1855–
Sirdal, Vest-Agder, Norway

The Life of Lisabeth

When Lisabeth Svendsen was born on 4 October 1855, her father, Svend Atlaksen, was 39 and her mother, Astrid Halvorsdatter, was 38. She lived in Sirdal, Vest-Agder, Norway in 1855.

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Svend Atlaksen
Astrid Halvorsdatter
Eldrid Svendsdatter
Atlach Svendsen
Åsa Svendsdatter
Gunild Svendsdatter
Sidsel Svendsen
Lisabeth Svendsen
Mette Svendsen
Halvor Svejn

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World Events (6)

1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 2

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
1860 · School Act

Age 5

School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.
1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 38

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

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  • Lisabeth Svendsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Lisabeth Svendsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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