Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (1805 - 1875)

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Died in København, Danmarkmap
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Hans Christian Andersen is Notable.

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Biography

Hans Christian Andersen, the son of shoemaker Hans Andersen and washerwoman Anne Marie Andersdatter, was born 2 Apr 1805 in Odense, Denmark.[1] He was christened on 16 Apr 1805 at Skt. Hans Kirke in Odense.[1]

His parents were married just two months before he was born.[1] Hans Christian was the only child of this marriage, although his mother had an older illegitimate daughter, Karen Marie, by a potter, Daniel Jørgensen Rosenvinge.[1]

Hans Christian Andersen never married and never had any children.[2]

Hans Christian Andersen died 4 Aug 1875 having become such a famous author that his funeral was an international event.

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Sources

FT (Census 1840):

København, København (Staden), Øster Kvarter, Kongens Nytorv,
Gaarden No. 1, 2den Sahls Etage, 3, FT-1840, C9482
Navn: Alder: Status: Stilling i familien: Erhverv: Fødested:
Andreas Charles Thidemann 54 Enkemand Hofjægermester
Christian Kragh 36 Enkemand Kongelig Skuespiller
Hans Christian Andersen 35 Ugift Dicter
Emil Christian Andreas Lange 35 Ugift Copist ved Finants Deputationen??
Laurits Giøde Køpke 27 Ugift Cand. juris, ...??
Jacob Martin Bernhart Kjer 19 Ugift Student, ...??
Caroline Mathilde von Hoff 37 Ugift Conventualinde i ...??
Jacob Ludevig Maas 34 Gift ...??
Søren Nelsen Fischer 70 Ugift ...??

FT (Census 1850):

København, København (Staden), Sankt Annæ Øster Kvarter, Nyhavn, Nyhavn 34,
stueetagen og tillige med øvrige etager, 137, FT-1850, B5743
Navn: Alder: Status: Stilling i familien: Erhverv: Fødested:
Johannes Auholm 43 Gift skipper og gjestgiver Samsøe
Joachime Oppermann 38 Gift hans kone Kjøbenhavn
Marie Frantzine Auholm 6 Ugift deres børn Do.
George Lauritz Auholm 4 Ugift deres børn Do.
Friede Auholm 2 Ugift deres børn Do.
Niels Bodilsen 2 Ugift tjenstefolk Do.
Ane Johanne Danielsen 34 Ugift tjenstefolk Nykiøbing F.
Ane Sophie Nielsen 23 Gift tjenstefolk Steenstrup, Præstøe amt
Emma Gunhilda Rudolphine Halvorsen 19 Ugift tjenstefolk Kjøbenhavn
Caroline Madsen 20 Ugift tjenstefolk Helsingør
Hans Christian Andersen 45 Ugift Forfatter Odense
Wilhelm Holtmann 47 Ugift Fuldmægtig Lübeck
Frederik Broberg 18 Ugift Stud.art Höiberg, Wiborg amt
August Stenstrøm Auholm 22 Ugift Urtekræmmersvend, indrulleret, frav. i coffardifart Kjøbenhavn
Christian Carl Frederik Lind 30 Ugift marinelieutenant i søetaten Kjøbenhavn

FT (Census 1860):

København, København (Staden), Sankt Annæ Øster Kvarter, Sankt Annæ Øster, , 172, FT-1860, D9598
Navn: Alder: Status: Stilling i familien: Erhverv: Fødested:
Hans Christian Andersen 54 U Professor Odense
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ejnar Stig Askgaard, The Lineage of Hans Christian Andersen, (http://museum.odense.dk/en/knowledge/knowledge-hans-christian-andersen/publications-on-hca-/the-lineage-of-hca : accessed 19 July 2017)
  2. Hans Christian Andersen FAQ's, Odense City Museums (http://museum.odense.dk/en/knowledge/knowledge-hans-christian-andersen/faqs : accessed 19 Jul 2017)

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Hans Christian Andersen Født 2 April 1805 Odense Sct Hans (ops 269)
Hans Christian Andersen Født 2 April 1805 Odense Sct Hans (ops 269)

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Hans Christian Andersen Dåbsatest

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On 21 Apr 2018 at 06:42 GMT Per Starbäck wrote:

Anderson-10025 and Andersen-1789 appear to represent the same person because: Judging by dates and sources it's evident that Anderson-10025 is also actually about the famous author.



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