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, including emigrants, 5 verified supercentenarians from Denmark.[1], the oldest of whom is Christian Mortensen who emigrated in 1903 to the United States where he died on 25 April 1998 aged 115 years, 252 days.

Danish supercentenarians[edit]

  Deceased   Living
^ denotes age at death, or, if living, age as of 7 December 2017

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age [†] Region of birth Region of death or residence
1 Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg[2] F 7 January 1906 22 July 2017[3] 111 years, 196 days Nordjylland Midtjylland
2 Anne Matthiesen[4] F 26 November 1884 19 March 1996 111 years, 114 days Syddanmark Syddanmark
3 Karen Jespersen[4] F 5 May 1889 4 August 2000 111 years, 91 days Midtjylland Midtjylland
4 Marie Jensen[5] F 5 June 1904 30 January 2015 110 years, 239 days Midtjylland Midtjylland
5 Signe Højer[6] F 1 November 1905 18 March 2016 110 years, 138 days Nordjylland Midtjylland
6 Agnes Steenstrup[7] F 24 November 1903[8] 1 March 2014 110 years, 97 days Hovedstaden Hovedstaden
7 Gerda Muff[9] 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[4] M 16 August 1882 25 April 1998 115 years, 252 days Midtjylland United States
2 Johanne Svensson[4] F 24 January 1892 29 May 2003 111 years, 125 days Midtjylland Sweden
3 Anna Nielsen[10] F 2 April 1904 19 June 2015 111 years, 78 days Nordjylland Canada
4 Bertha Wallin[4] F 13 January 1874 5 August 1984 110 years, 205 days Midtjylland United States
5 Ulla Lund [11] F 25 July 1907 23 August 2017 110 years, 29 days Midtjylland United States

Supercentenarians born in former Danish territories/colonies[edit]

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age [†] Region of birth Country of death
Ursula Krigger[12] F 22 Apr 1902 10 Sep 2015 113 years, 141 days Danish West Indies United States Virgin Islands

References[edit]

  1. ^ GRG Validated Living Supercentenarians As of 10 September 2014 Archived 24 February 2001 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 9 January 2015. The GRG lists persons as living whose age has been validated and confirmed to be alive within the past year.
  2. ^ TV 2 Østjylland, 7 January 2017 – Karsten Smed: Ellen fra Aarhus er Danmarks ældste. I dag fylder hun 111 år (in Danish)
  3. ^ Fischer, Sune. "Blev 111: Danmarks ældste er død". Ekstrabladet. Retrieved 26 July 2017. 
  4. ^ a b c d e VERIFIED SUPERCENTENARIAN CASES -- LISTED CHRONOLOGICALLY BY DEATH DATE as of April 28, 2007 Retrieved 16 June 2011.
  5. ^ "Marie blev 110 år: Danmarks ældste er død". www.b.dk (in Danish). 2 February 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 
  6. ^ Midtjyllands Avis, 2. Feb. 2015 – Søren Nielsen: Danmarks ældste bor nu i Silkeborg. Signe Højer fra Silkeborg kan nu tilføje titlen »Danmarks ældste« (in Danish)
  7. ^ "KLAR Vi lever 15 minutter længere hver time". www.bt.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 6 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "Der er ingen øvre grænse for vores alder". stiften.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 6 September 2016. 
  9. ^ Allerød Nyt, 16. March 2016 – Michael Braunstein: Gerda Muff fyldte 110 år: Husk at kigge lyst på tingene (in Danish)
  10. ^ http://oldinge.blogspot.com.br/2015/07/anna-nielsen-canada-1904-2015.html
  11. ^ http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?n=ulla-v-lund-wistisen&pid=186483742&fhid=4277
  12. ^ "Oldest Virgin Islander, Ursula 'Aunt Sula' Krigger, Dies At 113". Retrieved 2017-07-29.