Oscar Severin Clausen

21 July 1855–
Vejle, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Oscar Severin

When Oscar Severin Clausen was born on 21 July 1855, his father, Claus Clausen Langhar, was 35 and his mother, Ane Magrethe Buch, was 32.

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Claus Clausen Langhar
Ane Magrethe Buch
Søren Buck Clausen
Claus Langhar Clausen
Mathilde Kirstine Clausen
Oscar Severin Clausen
Oscar Gerhard Clausen

Parents and Siblings



World Events (3)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 4

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 4

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
1859 · Hotel Marienlyst

Age 4

Hotel Marienlyst is a seaside hotel located just north of Kronborg Castle. It takes its name after Marienlyst House, a neighboring former royal summer retreat, which was part of the grounds from its foundation in 1859, until 1896. The Danish national football team stays at the hotel in connection with home matches and training sessions.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Claus , a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Oscar Severin Clausen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Oscar Severin Clausen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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