About Estrid Hansen
Daughter of barrister and politician Octavius Thomas Hansen (1838-1903) and Ida Antoinette Wulff (1845-1924).
Estrid Hein (née Hansen) born 27 July 1873 at Øregaard. Attended Zahles skole and passed her upper secondary exam as a private student from Lyceum.
Opened her own clinic on Gl. Torv in 1906, recognised as a specialist in 1918, Works as an eye specialist until 1939, when she retires. Estrid Hein was an active feminist. She was on the executive committee of a number of associations.
1896 Passes final medical exams from University of Copenhagen (23 years old) 1906 Starts own clinic on Gl. Torv 1906 The Louise Association 1909 Danish Women’s Society (Chairwoman of Copenhagen branch) for 16 years. 1914 First female member of Institute for the Blind. 1915 The Scandinavian Family Law Commission 1918 Recognised as a specialist 1922 The association of female academics 1922 The League of Nation’s commission for the protection of children and young people. 1933 Danish Women’s National Council 1939 Retires as an eye specialist. 1943 Danish Cancer Society
Estrid Hein dies on 25 July 1956 two days before her 83rd birthday.
Estrid Hansen's Timeline
July 29, 1873
Hellerup, Gentofte, Sjælland, Denmark
December 16, 1905
Birkerød S., Lynge-Kronborg Herred, , Frederiksborg Amt. (Rungsted)
July 25, 1956
Rungsted, Hørsholm, Sjælland, Denmark