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Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish students in European universities before 1640

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Scope of Project

  • The objective of this project is to collect genealogically interesting information about university students representing the Northern European nationalities who studied in European universities from the time when first of them were established until 1640, which was the year of the founding of the old Turku Academy (Academia Aboensis) in Finland, then part of Sweden.
  • Students at Uppsala (est. 1477), Copenhagen (est. 1479) and Tartu (est. 1632 by king Gustaf II Adolf of Sweden, possibly representing students even from the area of present-day Estonia and Latvia) should be included. The end year 1640 has been taken as a guideline, as it will limit outside our focus the students at Academia Aboensis, because they have been very well documented in a single website (see below).
  • It is possible to include students who attended universities somewhat later, before 1720.

Overview

  • Students from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden who graduated before 1640 had an important role especially in shaping the Church and later the Reformation in Northern Europe. But not all of them had an ecclesiastical career. In general, university education acquired in those days secured a position of wealth and influence - which many of the students had already inherited from home.
  • A key source about Finnish students is Dr. Jussi Nuorteva's dissertation "Finnish Study Abroad before the Foundation of the Royal Academy of Turku in 1640", published in Finnish in 1997 (ISBN 951-710-064-7). A considerable number of persons listed in Nuorteva's interesting book, which seems to cover perhaps ALL Finnish university students before 1640, are not yet found in Geni.
  • Students at Academia Aboensis (est. 1640 in Turku, the predecessor of the University of Helsinki) have been listed at this Finnish-language website, which is an important source for genealogists: helsinki.fi, ylioppilasmatrikkeli
  • Information on Danish and Norwegian students can be found at these websites:
  • Students at the University of Copenhagen and
  • wangensteen net
  • Several Wikipedia articles may contain information about alumni of the University of Uppsala who studied there before 1640. Please check these listings:
  • Professorslängd för Upsala universitet till 1700, wikipedia
  • Personer verksamma vid Uppsala universitet, wikipedia
  • Kategori: Alumner från Uppsala universutet, wikipedia

  • Main source for students of this period at Uppsala is Uppsala universitets matrikel. Bd 1, 1595-1700, published in 1900-1911 (utgifven af Aksel Andersson, A.B. Carlsson och J. Sandström), 405 pp. This historical roster of students seems not to be available in the web, but the book is available in several Swedish libraries.
  • To enable a balanced content covering all Northern European nations, we hope to get an increasing number of collaborators from all these nations.
  • From a Geni project's position, the focus should be on registering the profiles of all students, who have been documented as students and whenever possible, also registering their ancestors and descendants. Important basic data are: (1) university where the person studied, (2) years of study, (3) main field of study, and (4) life and career after completed studies.
  • All collaborators are welcome to contribute both by listing students from the observed period and also by improving the project documentation. Please check the persons listed further below (with links to Wikipedia), whose history we know, but who are not profiled in Geni. You might know something about their descendants.'

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Works Cited

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  • Citation data (MLA format is good) should be noted for each source. If someone else can't replicate research, it's not acceptable.
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  • worldcat.org
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Library:

Universities in Europe:

  • Aberdeen - established 1454, Avignon - 1305, Basel - 1459, Bologna - established 1088, Bordeaux - 1441, Cambridge - 1229, Erfurt - 1379, Frankfurt - 1506, Freiburg - 1455, Glasgow - 1451, Greifswald - 1456, Heidelberg - 1385, Krakow - 1364, København - 1478, Köln - 1383, Leipzig - 1409, Löwen - 1425, Mainz - 1476, Oxford - 1167, Paris - 1150, Praha - 1348, Roma - 1303, Rostock - 1418, Salerno - 1173, Sevilla - 1254, Siena - 1357, St. Andrews - 1411, Tartu / Dorpat - 1632, Trier - 1473, Tübingen - 1476, Uppsala - 1477, Valladolid - 1250, Wärsburg - 1402, Wittenberg - 1502,
  • The first universities in Europe, map
  • Universities in Europe
  • European higher education area
  • Universities in Norway

Current Naming Project Index

  • (Index generated on: 5/1/2012)
  1. Agricola, Christianus (1550 - 1586)
  2. Agricola, Mikael (1507 - 1557)
  3. Andersen (Nedergaard), Emmiche ( - 1692)
  4. Arctander, Mikkel Pedersen (1608 - 1654)
  5. Arctophilacius / Calajokienis / Calamnius / Calajokius, Gabriel (1580 - 1648)
  6. Aspa, Olav (1405 - 1474)
  7. Bagger, Hans Olufsen (1646 - 1693)
  8. Bagger (Borchardsen), Oluf / Ole (1607 - 1677)
  9. Balk, Bero
  10. Bang, Niels Hansen (1614 - 1676)
  11. Bang, Peder ( - 1566)
  12. Bang, Hans Henriksen (1560 - 1620)
  13. Bang, Oluf (1480 - 1522)
  14. Banér, Svante (1624 - 1674)
  15. Bartholin, Caspar (1585 - 1629)
  16. Below, Johan (1600 - 1668)
  17. Bennich (Benning), Richard (1596 - 1641)
  18. Beyer, Absalon Absalonsen (1559 - 1639)
  19. Beyer, Absalon Pedersen (1528 - 1575)
  20. Bidz / Bitz, Konrad (1430 - 1489)
  21. Bielke, Sten (1598 - 1638)
  22. Bjugg, Petrus (1587 - 1656)
  23. Blix, Hans (1596 - 1666)
  24. Blix, Mogens (1628 - 1663)
  25. Boisman, Henrik (1613 - 1688)
  26. Borch, Peder (1563 - 1627)
  27. Bothniensis, Nicolaus (1555 - 1600)
  28. Boye (Boëthius), Lorentz (Laurentius) (1484 - 1547)
  29. Boysen, Jørgen (1515 - 1569)
  30. Brahe, Tyge (1546 - 1601)
  31. Bredal, Erik (1608 - 1672)
  32. Bruun, Hans (1658 - 1723)
  33. Carstenius, Henrik (1612 - 1683)
  34. Curtilius, Isakus Clementis (1621 - 1670)
  35. Creutz, Lorentz (1615 - 1676)
  36. Creutz, Ernst Johan (1619 - 1684)
  37. Croell, Samuel (1600 - 1667)
  38. Darre, Mentz (1598 - 1657)
  39. Diekn, Henrik (1400 - 1458)
  40. Djäkn, Tomas Nicolai (1401 - 1452)
  41. Engelbrektsson, Olav (1480 - 1538)
  42. Erici Rockstadius Angermannus, Petrus (Peder) (1625 - 1691)
  43. Fabricius Slangendorph, Friedrich (1606 - 1654)
  44. Falk, Filippus Laurinpoika (1563 - 1630)
  45. Falk, Nicolaus Philippi (1589 - 1638)
  46. Falster, Jørgen (1601 - 1662)
  47. Finno, Jacobus (1540 - 1588)
  48. Fleming, Claes (1550 - 1616)
  49. Fleming, Henrik (1584 - 1650)
  50. Fleming, Peder (1490 - 1578)
  51. Fleming, Herman (1579 - 1652)
  52. Fleming af Lais, Erik (1616 - 1679)
  53. Forsius, Sigfridus Aronus
  54. Fuiren, Jørgen (1614 - )
  55. Fuiren, Thomas (1616 - 1673)
  56. Fuiren, Jørgen (1581 - 1628)
  57. Gaas, Hans (1500 - 1578)
  58. Garp, Jöns (1350 - 1407)
  59. Garp, Arvid ( - 1486)
  60. Gezelius, Johan (1647 - 1718)
  61. Giedde, Ove Brostrup (1594 - 1660)
  62. Grammaticus, Saxo "cognomine Longus" (1150 - 1220)
  63. Hansen, Henrik (1622 - 1658)
  64. Hansen, Ludvig (1618 - 1652)
  65. Harbou, Christen (1565 - 1630)
  66. Hemming
  67. Horn af Björneborg, Gustaf (1592 - 1657)
  68. Jespersen, Niels (1518 - 1587)
  69. Juusten, Paulus (1516 - 1575)
  70. Kenicius, Petrus (1555 - 1636)
  71. Kieldsen, Rasmus (1701 - 1753)
  72. Knagenhielm, Niels (1661 - 1737)
  73. Krabbe, Laurits (1560 - 1619)
  74. Kurck, Jöns Knutsson (1590 - 1652)
  75. Lejon af Lepas, Björn (1523 - 1551)
  76. Magnus, Olaus
  77. Melartopaeus, Gabriel ( - )
  78. Mikkelsen, Hans (1578 - 1651)
  79. Mikkelsen, Hans (1538 - 1601)
  80. Mule, Jens Hansen (1564 - 1633)
  81. Mule, Niels (1574 - 1616)
  82. Nielsen Adamsen / Vilhadius Adamius, Villads (1564 - 1616)
  83. Nycopensis, Andreas (1615 - 1688)
  84. Nycopensis (Aritander), Nicolaus (Nils) (1610 - 1664)
  85. Olai, Ericus
  86. Oxenstierna af Södermöre, Axel (1583 - 1654)
  87. Pedersen, Christiern
  88. Petri, Olaus (1493 - 1552)
  89. Petri Gothus, Laurentius (1529 - 1579)
  90. Petri Nericius, Laurentius (1499 - 1573)
  91. Petri Noræus (Angermannus), Ericus (1618 - 1697)
  92. Petræus / Petraeus, Eskil (1593 - 1657)
  93. Porsanger, Anders (Biret-Ánde) (1735 - 1780)
  94. Prætorius, Johannes (1611 - 1686)
  95. Prætorius, Johannes (1561 - 1645)
  96. Randulph, Enevold (1597 - 1666)
  97. Rasch, Johan (1634 - 1684)
  98. Reiersen, Torben (1630 - 1695)
  99. Reimers (Reimer), Reinhold (1617 - 1659)
  100. Rhumann, Wolfgang (Oluf) (1572 - 1637)
  101. Rhumann, Johannes /Hans Wolfgangsen (1622 - 1676)
  102. Riber, Jens Gregoriussen (1480 - 1571)
  103. Rudbeckius, Johannes (1581 - 1646)
  104. Samuelsson Grubb adl. Wallenstierna, Olof (1611 - 1687)
  105. Schielderup, Jens (1509 - 1582)
  106. Schielderup, Peder (1571 - 1646)
  107. Sculptorius, Andreas ( - 1689)
  108. Skinnerus, Ericus Jacobi (1557 - 1597)
  109. Skytte, Johan (1577 - 1645)
  110. Skytte, Canutus / Knut ( - 1564)
  111. Skytte, Martti (1480 - 1550)
  112. Slangendorph Fabricius, Hans Christensen (1602 - )
  113. Sorolainen, Ericus Erici
  114. Sparre, Aage Jepsen
  115. Steman, Just Valentin (1629 - 1689)
  116. Stiernhielm, Georg (1598 - 1672)
  117. Stiernhöök, Johan (Johannes) (1596 - 1675)
  118. Stjernkors / Maunu III Särkilahti, Magnus Nicolai (1435 - 1500)
  119. Svaning, Hans (1503 - 1584)
  120. Särkilahti, Petrus (d. 1529)
  121. Tausen, Hans (1494 - 1561)
  122. Tavast, Jöns ( - )
  123. Tawast, Magnus (1357 - 1452)
  124. Thauvonius, Abraham (1622 - 1679)
  125. Thesleff, Claes (1612 - 1666)
  126. Thestrup, Oluf Rasmussen (1613 - 1673)
  127. Thomæ, Peter (1509 - 1592)
  128. Thrane, Paul (1590 - 1647)
  129. Torfason, Tormod Torfæus / Tormodur (1636 - 1719)
  130. Tornaeus, Johannes (1625 - 1685)
  131. Vinstrup, Peder (1549 - 1614)
  132. von Chemnitz, Bogislaus (1605 - 1678)
  133. Wattrangius, Johannes (1578 - 1652)
  134. Weiser, Caspar (1627 - 1686)
  135. Wenne, Aboensis de Swecia, Jacobus (1483 - 1530)
  136. Westzynthius, Knut (Canutus) (1555 - 1621)
  137. Westzynthius, Henric (1503 - 1569)
  138. Winstrup, Peder (1605 - 1679)
  139. Wärnschiöldh, Johan
  140. Ulopolitanus, Nicolaus Nicolai (1605 - 1676)