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6 June 1895|
27 November 2006|
(aged 111 years 174 days)
Annie Knight (6 June 1895 – 27 November 2006) was, at age 111 years 174 days, the United Kingdom's oldest person following the death of fellow 111-year-old Emmeline Brice on 26 July 2006.
She had been an active suffragette and helped to organize meetings and attended demonstrations. Knight was also an active supporter of Scottish independence and of the Scottish National Party (SNP). In 1962, she hosted the pirate station Radio Free Scotland in her front room.
She died in Aberdeen and was survived by her son Bill, 86, two grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and thirteen great-great-grandchildren.
- Auslan Cramb "Former suffragette becomes Britain's oldest woman", Daily Telegraph, 4 August 2006
- Sally Pook "'Oldest Briton' dies aged 111" Daily Telegraph, 30 November 2006
- 'Oldest' woman dies at age of 111, BBC News, 29 November 2006
- "Oldest Briton dies at 111", The Australian online, 29 November 2006
- "Annie Knight, suffragette, nationalist and oldest person in the UK, dies in Aberdeen, aged 111", news.scotsman.com[dead link]