Peder Larsen

Varhaug, Hå, Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Peder

When Peder Larsen was born on 12 September 1855, in Varhaug, Hå, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Lars Jonsen, was 39 and his mother, Marta Malena Pedersdtr, was 34.

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Lars Jonsen
Marta Malena Pedersdtr
Elisabeth Larsen
Anna Larsen
Malena Larsen
Peder Larsen
Jon Larsson
Lars Larsen
Marta Maria Larsen

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World Events (3)

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.
1860 · Andreas Bloch

Age 5

Birth year of Andreas Bloch. Well-known painter and illustrator. He is remembered primarily for his drawings. His works are represented in both the National Gallery and in the Oslo City Museum.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Peder Larsen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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