List of Finnish supercentenarians

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This is a list of verified Finnish supercentenarians (people from Finland who have attained the age of at least 110 years). There have been six verified supercentenarians from Finland.[1] The oldest person ever from Finland was Maria Rothovius, who died in 2000, aged 112 years 259 days.[2] As of 15 April 2015, there are no verified living supercentenarians in Finland.
All Finnish supercentenarians were born in a time when Finland was an autonomous state of the Russian Empire.


Finnish supercentenarians[edit]

      Deceased       Living       Pending

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age Region or country of birth Region of death
1 Maria Rothovius[2] F 2 October 1887 17 June 2000 112 years, 259 days Uusimaa Pirkanmaa
2 Hilda Häkkinen[2] F 18 March 1894 31 December 2005 111 years, 288 days Southern Ostrobothnia Southern Ostrobothnia
3 Aarne Arvonen[3] M 4 August 1897 1 January 2009 111 years, 150 days Uusimaa Uusimaa
4 Fanny Nyström[2] F 30 September 1878 31 August 1989 110 years, 335 days Finland Proper Finland Proper
5 Anna Hagman[2] F 27 December 1895 18 April 2006 110 years, 112 days Åland Islands Åland Islands
6 Andrei Kuznetsoff[2] M 17 October 1873 31 January 1984 110 years, 106 days Russia[a] Southern Savonia
7 Elsa Tilkanen[2] F 26 September 1896 5 December 2006 110 years, 70 days Finland Proper Finland Proper

a^ Kuznetsoff was born in a part of the Russian Empire, which is now located in Russia.

Oldest Finnish person by region[edit]

This is a list of the oldest people by birth from each region.

      Deceased       Living       Pending

Region Name Sex Birth date Death date Age
Åland Islands Anna Hagman[2] F 27 December 1895 18 April 2006 110 years, 112 days
Central Finland
Central Ostrobothnia
Eastern Uusimaa
Finland Proper Selma Tuominen[citation needed] F 19 July 1903 12 April 2015 111 years, 267 days
Kainuu
Kymenlaakso
Lapland
North Karelia
Northern Ostrobothnia
Northern Savonia
Ostrobothnia
Päijänne Tavastia
Pirkanmaa
Satakunta
South Karelia
Southern Ostrobothnia Hilda Häkkinen[2] F 18 March 1894 31 December 2005 111 years, 288 days
Southern Savonia
Tavastia Proper
Uusimaa Maria Rothovius[2] F 2 October 1887 17 June 2000 112 years, 259 days

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Finland since 2005[edit]

      Deceased/Under 110       Living       Pending       Unverified

From To Name Sex Age(s) when oldest Lifespan Region of death
Unidentified 31 December 2005 Hilda Häkkinen[2][4] F ? – 111 18 March 1894 – 31 December 2005
111 years, 288 days
Southern Ostrobothnia
31 December 2005 18 April 2006
(108 days)
Anna Hagman[2][4] F 109 – 110 27 December 1895 – 18 April 2006
110 years, 112 days
Åland Islands
18 April 2006 5 December 2006
(231 days)
Elsa Tilkanen[2][5] F 109 – 110 26 September 1896 – 5 December 2006
110 years, 70 days
Finland Proper
5 December 2006 1 January 2009
(2 years, 27 days)
Aarne Arvonen[3][6] M 109 – 111 4 August 1897 – 1 January 2009
111 years, 150 days
Uusimaa
1 January 2009 10 October 2009
(282 days)
Viljo Kekola[7] M 107 – 108 1 April 1901 – 10 October 2009
108 years, 192 days
Southern Ostrobothnia
10 October 2009 28 February 2010
(141 days)
Jussi Leskinen[8] M 108 1 May 1901 – 28 February 2010
108 years, 303 days
Southern Savonia
28 February 2010 12 April 2015
(5 years, 43 days)
Selma Tuominen[9] F 106 – 111 19 July 1903-12 April 2015
111 years, 267 days
Finland Proper

References[edit]

  1. ^ GRG Validated Living Supercentenarians As of September 10, 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2015. The Gerontology Research Group (GRG) lists persons as living whose age has been validated and who have been confirmed to be alive within the past year.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m GRG VERIFIED SUPERCENTENARIAN CASES -- LISTED CHRONOLOGICALLY BY DEATH DATE as of April 28, 2007. Retrieved 27 July 2011.
  3. ^ a b GRG Deaths for 2009 (in Chronological Order) (as of December 24, 2010). Retrieved 27 July 2011.
  4. ^ a b "110-vuotias on nyt maan vanhin". Ilta-Sanomat. 
  5. ^ "Suomen vanhin on kuollut". Ilta-Sanomat. 
  6. ^ "Suomen vanhin kuollut". Mtv Uutiset. 
  7. ^ "Vanhin suomalainen kuollut". Yle Uutiset. 
  8. ^ "Suomen vanhin kuoli". Yle Uutiset. 
  9. ^ "Suomen vanhin täyttää 110 vuotta". Helsingin Sanomat.