Claus Christensen Vissing

22 June 1862–
Vinding, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Claus Christensen

When Claus Christensen Vissing was born on 22 June 1862, in Vinding, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Jens Peter Wissing Knudsen, was 35 and his mother, Ane Mette Christensen, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Jens Peter Wissing Knudsen
1827–1914
Ane Mette Christensen
1830–1898
Knud Kristian Vissing
1852–1901
Ane Cathrine Vissing
1855–1889
Christen Hansen Vissing
1857–
Niels Peter Wissing
1860–1933
Claus Christensen Vissing
1862–
Claus Christensen Vissing
1864–
Claudine Bertelline Vissing
1865–
Ane Mette Marie Kirstine Vissing
1867–
Klaudine Karoline Vissing
1870–1891

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 6

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
1914

Age 52

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 55

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Wissingen near Osnabrück or Wissing in Bavaria.

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

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