Johannes Hauerslev

Johannes Hauerslev (5 May 1860 – 21 October 1921) was a Danish photographer. He is mainly remembered for his numerous photographs of street scenes and buildings in Copenhagen.

Johannes Hauerslev
Johannes Hauerslev by Albert Schou junior.jpg
Hauerslev photographed by Albert Schou jr.
Born5 May 1860
Aalborg, Denmark
Died21 October 1921 (1921-10-22) (aged 61)
Resting placeVestre Cemetery, Copenhagen
Years active1887 –1918

Early lifeEdit

Hauerslev was born in Aalborg, the son of Hans Peter Hauerslev and Petrine Jensine Bothilde Anette Martensen.


Hauerslev ran a photographic studio at Fælledvej 9 in Nørrebro from 1887 to 1918. It was after that continued by Alfred Andersen (from c. 1933; Alfred Munk-Andersen).[1]

He was awarded a medal at the 1896 Baltic Exhibition in Malmö and was created a Knight in the order of the Dannebrog in 1910.[2]

He was a member of the Danish Association of Photographers and strongly involved in the establishment of the Photoraphers' House (Fotografernes Stiftelse) at Ruesgade 199 in Copenhagen.

Personal lifeEdit

Hauerslev was married to Georgine Rosalie Hauerslev. They had one daughter, Katy Hauerslev. He died on 21 October 1821 in Charlottenlund and was buried in Vestre Cemetery.[2]



  1. ^ "Johannes Hauerslev, Fælledvej 9, Kjøbenhavn. 1860–1921. Fotograf 1887–1918". fotohistorie.comk (in Danish). Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Johannes Hauerslev". gravsted.comk (in Danish). Retrieved 30 August 2019.

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