Eelke Bakker

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Eelke Bakker
Born(1910-07-28)28 July 1910
Ballum, the Netherlands
Died3 May 2020(2020-05-03) (aged 109)
Dokkum, the Netherlands
NationalityDutch

Eelke Bakker (28 July 1910 – 3 May 2020) was a Dutch centenarian.[1][2][3] At the time of his death, he was the oldest living man in the Benelux.

Bakker was born in Ballum. After the death of Jan Willem van de Kamp on 31 May 2017, aged 107, Bakker became the oldest living man in the Netherlands. He died in Dokkum, aged 109.

Since 30 March 2013 he already was the oldest man of Friesland, and became on 4 August 2018 the oldest man from Friesland ever.[4]

After the death of the Dutch priest Jacques Clemens who lived in Belgium, on 7 March 2018, aged 108, Bakker became the oldest living man in the Benelux.

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