List of Norwegian supercentenarians

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These are lists of Norwegian supercentenarians (people from Norway who have attained the age of at least 110 years.) There have been 11 verified.[1] Norway's oldest person ever was Maren Bolette Torp[2] who died in 1989, aged 112 years 61 days. As of 5 May 2015, there is no living supercentenarian in Norway whose lifespan has been verified by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). Elisabet Ekenæs is oldest unverified living supercentenarian, age 110 years, 130 days.[3]

Living Norwegian supercentenarians[edit]

      Verified       Pending       Unverified

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age Province or Country of birth Province of residence
Elisabet Ekenæs[3] F 26 December 1904 110 years, 130 days Eastern Norway Eastern Norway
Jenny Lindefjeld[4] F 17 April 1905 110 years, 18 days Southern Norway Southern Norway

Norwegian supercentenarians[edit]

      Deceased (Verified)       Living (Verified)       Pending

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age Province or Country of birth Province of death
1 Maren Bolette Torp[2] F 21 December 1876 20 February 1989 112 years, 61 days Østlandet Østlandet
2 Herman Smith-Johannsen[2] M 15 June 1875 5 January 1987 111 years, 204 days Østlandet Østlandet
3 Laura Svehaug[2] F 19 November 1886 6 March 1998 111 years, 107 days Vestlandet Vestlandet
4 Gudrun Onshuus[5] F 17 July 1899 9 June 2010 110 years, 327 days Østlandet Østlandet
5 Helene Nilsen[6] F 7 April 1901 31 October 2011 110 years, 207 days Østlandet Østlandet
6 Olav Hovatn[2] M 23 October 1892 26 April 2003 110 years, 185 days Sørlandet Sørlandet
Ingeborg Mestad[7] F 15 December 1899 5 June 2010 110 years, 172 days Vestlandet Vestlandet
7 Borghild Nilsen[2] F 2 December 1893 3 March 2004 110 years, 92 days Østlandet Østlandet
8 Karen Svisdal[2] F 16 December 1889 23 February 2000 110 years, 69 days Vestlandet Vestlandet
9 Kristianna Ullaland[2] F 2 December 1878 26 January 1989 110 years, 55 days Vestlandet Vestlandet
10 Harriet Holm[2] F 13 November 1893 22 December 2003 110 years, 39 days Østlandet Østlandet
11 Asne Hustveit[2] F 2 December 1879 17 December 1989 110 years, 15 days Østlandet Østlandet

Norwegian emigrant supercentenarians[edit]

Rank Name Sex Reported birth date Reported death date Reported age County of birth Country of death
1 Wilhelmine Sande[2] F 24 October 1874 21 January 1986 111 years, 89 days Østlandet Sweden
2 Julia Lyng[8] F 22 December 1878 26 February 1990 111 years, 66 days Trøndelag United States
3 Gunhild Foerster[2] F 28 December 1893 4 February 2005 111 years, 38 days Østlandet United States
Nels Berger[7] M 20 October 1885 22 September 1996 110 years, 338 days Østlandet United States
4 Velgjer Svien[6] F 10 October 1842 23 January 1953 110 years, 105 days Østlandet United States
5 Ingemund Peterson[2] M 6 June 1894 21 August 2004 110 years, 76 days Østlandet United States

Oldest Norwegian person by region[edit]

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

      Deceased (Verified)/Under 110       Pending

Region Name Sex Reported birth date Reported death date Reported age
Nord-Norge Lydianna Endresen[9] F 21 August 1883 11 August 1993 109 years, 355 days
Østlandet Maren Bolette Torp[2] F 21 December 1876 20 February 1989 112 years, 61 days
Sørlandet Olav Hovatn[2] M 23 October 1892 26 April 2003 110 years, 185 days
Trøndelag Julia Lyng[8] F 22 December 1878 26 February 1990 111 years, 66 days
Vestlandet Laura Svehaug[2] F 19 November 1886 6 March 1998 111 years, 107 days

References[edit]

  1. ^ Validated Living Supercentenarians As of 28 July 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011. The Gerontology Research Group (GRG) lists people as living supercentenarians 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 n o p GRG VERIFIED SUPERCENTENARIAN CASES -- LISTED CHRONOLOGICALLY BY DEATH DATE as of 28 April 2007. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  3. ^ a b http://www.vl.no/samfunn/norges-eldste-fyller-110-1.307461
  4. ^ http://avisenagder.no/index.php?page=vis_nyhet&NyhetID=30821&sok=1
  5. ^ GRG Deaths for 2010 (in Chronological Order) (as of May 29, 2011). Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  6. ^ a b [1]
  7. ^ a b TABLE EE PENDING GRG CASES. Retrieved February 2015.
  8. ^ a b GRG Table B2
  9. ^ GRG Table BB