Ole Christensen

Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty AR LLC PB00068179

Ole Christensen was born in Arthus, Denmark back in 1644 to Christen and Anna. Few records exist of him prior to 1662 when he graduated from the Cathedral school of Aahus. He moved to Copenhagen where he attended the University of Copenhagen.

After graduation, he was employed by the French government under the rule of Louis XIV. In 1681, he returned to Denmark where you would find him as a professor of astronomy at the University of Copenhagen. In 1683, he introduced the first national system for weights and measures.

Are you ready, try to keep up because here we go. Ole Christensen Romer developed the first temperature scales around 1708. He invented the first street lights (oil lamps) he also made the first quantitative measurement of the speed of light. In 1700, he persuaded the king to introduce the Gregorian calendar to Norway. In 1705, he was appointed the second chief of the Copenhagen Police, his first act was to fire the entire force and replace them with people he considered to have a higher morale attitude. He held that position until his death in 1710. Until tomorrow smile, pass it on, and remember to have a laugh or tow during the day, even if you laugh at yourself

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Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
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Good morning James - well Ole Christensen is certainly a man who got things done.

Jun 12, 2018 04:24 AM #1
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning James. Ole did not let any grass grow under his feet! Enjoy your day!

Jun 12, 2018 04:45 AM #2
faye schubert
Branson, MO
technology and marketing specialist

Wow was he way ahead of his time!

Jun 12, 2018 04:58 AM #3
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good morning James Dray,

Wow you certainly found a creative man to highlight today! Ole Christensen is certainly a man who got things done.

Jun 12, 2018 05:44 AM #4
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Good morning, James Dray ha...and what did he do for enjoyment? no time left for that...

Jun 12, 2018 06:02 AM #5
Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Good morning James,

Are you sure he is not here pointing fingers at law enforcement.

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Jun 12, 2018 06:03 AM #6
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce

Such an accomplished life with such great inventions to his credit !

Jun 12, 2018 06:13 AM #7
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

That is a 17th century person with a 21 century mind. Amazing accomplishments for the time.

Jun 12, 2018 06:15 AM #8
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning again James. This was one persistent and interesting guy. Thanks.

Jun 12, 2018 06:48 AM #9
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Wow, that man did quite a lot in his lifetime.  It's always interesting to find out about people that I have never heard of before.

Jun 12, 2018 07:19 AM #10
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


I really love Joe Pryor 's summation of your post.  What a fascinating man Ole was. A

Jun 12, 2018 07:21 AM #11
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi James- now that's pretty impressive. Can you imagine being his child?  How could you possibly top that. 

Jun 12, 2018 07:55 AM #12
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

 I knew Oly had to be part of the Norwegian history somewhere James ..

Jun 12, 2018 09:50 AM #13
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello James,  Wow how could you fire all the police and start fresh.  And now we know the rest of the story!

Jun 12, 2018 05:54 PM #14
Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

Of course I love this one James Dray as I am half Danish so the name in your title caught my attention!

Jun 12, 2018 05:59 PM #15
Jane Chaulklin-Schott
TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766 - Orlando, FL
TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836

Sort of sad that Ole Christensen died at 66 years old.  Hard to say what he would have done with another 10 to 20 years.

Jun 13, 2018 09:48 AM #16
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