List of Danish supercentenarians

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This list comprises verified Danish supercentenarians (people from Denmark who have attained the age of at least 110 years), according to the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). The GRG reports that there have been 7 (of whom 1 are living) verified supercentenarians from Denmark.[1] According to the GRG, the oldest person ever from Denmark was Anne Matthiesen, who died in 1996, aged 111 years 114 days, but Danish born Christian Mortensen, aged 115 years 252 days, died in the United States in 1998. As of 1 December 2016, the oldest living person in Denmark is Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg, aged 110 years, 329 days.

Danish supercentenarians[edit]

  Deceased   Living

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age as of 1 December 2016 Region of birth Region of death or residence
1 Anne Matthiesen[2] F 26 November 1884 19 March 1996 111 years, 114 days Syddanmark Syddanmark
2 Karen Jespersen[2] F 5 May 1889 4 August 2000 111 years, 91 days Midtjylland Midtjylland
Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg[3] F 7 January 1906 Living 110 years, 329 days Nordjylland Midtjylland
3 Marie Jensen[4] F 5 June 1904 30 January 2015 110 years, 239 days Midtjylland Midtjylland
4 Signe Højer[5] F 1 November 1905 18 March 2016 110 years, 138 days Nordjylland Midtjylland
5 Agnes Steenstrup[6] F 24 November 1903[7] 1 March 2014 110 years, 97 days Hovedstaden Hovedstaden
6 Gerda Muff[8] F 16 March 1906 29 April 2016 110 years, 44 days Sjælland Sjælland

Danish emigrant supercentenarians[edit]

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age Region of birth Country of death
1 Christian Mortensen[2] M 16 August 1882 25 April 1998 115 years, 252 days Midtjylland United States
2 Johanne Svensson[2] F 24 January 1892 29 May 2003 111 years, 125 days Midtjylland Sweden
3 Bertha Wallin[2] F 13 January 1874 5 August 1984 110 years, 205 days Midtjylland United States

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