List of centenarians (royalty and nobility)

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The following is a list of centenarians – specifically, people who became famous as royalty and nobility – known for reasons other than their longevity. For more lists, see lists of centenarians.

Name Lifespan Age Notability
AlicePrincess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester 1901–2004 102 British royal[1]
BariatinskayaLeonilla Ivanovna Bariatinskaia, Princess of Sayn Wittgenstein Sayn 1816–1918 101 Russian princess[2]
BeosaFrancisco Malabo Beosá 1896–2001 105 Equatoguinean King of the Bubi Kingdom.[3]
BraganzaMaria Adelaide of Braganza, Infanta of Portugal 1912–2012 100 Portuguese royal[4]
BrowneDominick Browne, 4th Baron Oranmore and Browne 1901–2002 100 Longest serving British peer[5]
ElizabethQueen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 1900–2002 101 British Queen consort and last Empress of India (consort of George VI)[6]
HareJudith Hare, Countess of Listowel 1903–2003 100 British-Hungarian noblewoman, Countess[7]
HigashikuniPrince Naruhiko Higashikuni 1887–1990 102 Japanese Imperial Prince and Prime Minister[8]
KeppelDiana Keppel, Countess of Albemarle 1909–2013 103 British countess[9]
Kochaniyan ThampuranRama Varma Kochaniyan Thampuran 1912–2014 101 Indian member of the Cochin royal family[10]
KunihideHigashifushimi Kunihide 1910–2014 103 Japanese Prince, head of the Higashifushimi-no-miya and maternal uncle of Emperor Akihito[11]
NoaillesFrançois, 9th duc de Noailles 1905–2009 103 French nobleman[12]
Raja P. K. S. Raja 1913–2013 100 Indian royal, Zamorin of Calicut[13]
Rowley-ConwyGeoffrey Alexander Rowley-Conwy, 9th Baron Langford 1912– 102 British peer[14]
ThurlowFrancis Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce, 8th Baron Thurlow 1912–2013 101 British peer and diplomat[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituary: Princess Alice". UK News (BBC). October 30, 2004. Retrieved 2008-05-12. 
  2. ^ Guinness World Records 2004. New York City: Bantam Books. 2003. p. 138. ISBN 9780606309516. 
  3. ^ "Fallece a los 105 años de edad el último hijo y heredero legítimo del rey Malabo". El Mundo (Unidad Editorial). 2001-11-17. Retrieved 2010-07-24. (Spanish)
  4. ^ "Morreu Maria Adelaide de Bragança van Uden". DN.pt. 2012-02-24. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  5. ^ "Lord Oranmore and Browne". The Daily Telegraph (Telegraph Media Group). 2002-08-10. Retrieved 2013-12-11. 
  6. ^ Bates, Stephen (3 April 2002), "Piper's farewell for Queen Mother", The Guardian  Retrieved 2007-02-26.
  7. ^ "Judith, Countess of Listowel". The Daily Telegraph. July 21, 2003. Retrieved 2008-05-12. 
  8. ^ "Higashikuni Naruhiko". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2013-12-11. 
  9. ^ Who's Who 2013 (165 ed.). A & C Black. 2013. p. 21. ISBN 1408154919. 
  10. ^ "Sixer Thampuran’ to turn 100". The New Indian Express. 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  11. ^ "東伏見慈洽さん死去 天皇陛下の叔父". Asahi Shimbun. 2014-01-01. Retrieved 2014-01-01.  (Japanese)
  12. ^ "Hertog van Noailles op 103-jarige leeftijd overleden". Monarchen.nl. 2009-01-14. Retrieved 2010-10-17.  (Dutch)
  13. ^ "Zamorin of Calicut passes away". The Hindu. 27 March 2013. 
  14. ^ "Lord Langford celebrates 100th birthday". Liverpool Daily Post (Trinity Mirror). 2012-03-09. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  15. ^ "Lord Thurlow". The Daily Telegraph (Telegraph Media Group). 2013-03-25. Retrieved 2013-03-30.