List of Danish supercentenarians

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This list comprises Danish supercentenarians (people from Denmark who have attained the age of at least 110 years), according to the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). The oldest Dane is Christian Mortensen, who emigrated to the United States in 1903, where he died on 25 April 1998, aged 115 years, 252 days. The oldest person to be born and die in Denmark is Karla Lindholm Jensen, who died on 10 December 2020, aged 112 years, 217 days.

Danish supercentenarians[edit]

  Deceased   Living

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age Birthplace Place of death
or residence
01 Christian Mortensen[1] M 16 August 1882 25 April 1998 115 years, 252 days Central Jutland United States
02 Ursula Krigger[2] F 22 April 1902 10 September 2015 113 years, 141 days Danish West Indies U.S. Virgin Islands[a]
03 Karla Lindholm Jensen[3] F 7 May 1908 10 December 2020[4] 112 years, 217 days Central Jutland Central Jutland
04 Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg[5] F 7 January 1906 22 July 2017[6] 111 years, 196 days North Jutland Central Jutland
05 Johanne Svensson[1] F 24 January 1892 29 May 2003 111 years, 125 days Central Jutland Sweden
06 Anne Matthiesen[1] F 26 November 1884 19 March 1996 111 years, 114 days North Schleswig, Prussia South Denmark[b]
07 Karen Jespersen[1] F 5 May 1889 4 August 2000 111 years, 91 days Central Jutland Central Jutland
08 Anna Nielsen[7] F 2 April 1904 19 June 2015 111 years, 78 days North Jutland Canada
09 Karen Faurschou Egestad[8][9][10] F 14 September 1908 16 May 2019 110 years, 244 days Central Jutland Central Jutland
10 Marie Jensen[11] F 5 June 1904 30 January 2015 110 years, 239 days Central Jutland Central Jutland
11 Bertha Wallin[1] F 13 January 1874 5 August 1984 110 years, 205 days Central Jutland United States
12 Signe Højer[12] F 1 November 1905 18 March 2016 110 years, 138 days North Jutland Central Jutland
13 Agnes Steenstrup[13] F 24 November 1903[14] 1 March 2014 110 years, 97 days Capital Region Capital Region
14 Gerda Muff[15] F 16 March 1906 29 April 2016 110 years, 44 days Zealand Zealand
15 Ulla Lund[16] F 25 July 1907 23 August 2017 110 years, 29 days Central Jutland United States

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Denmark sold its Caribbean islands to the United States in 1917.
  2. ^ Southern Jutland was conquered by Prussia in 1864 and its northern part was reunited with Denmark in 1920.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e VERIFIED SUPERCENTENARIAN CASES -- LISTED CHRONOLOGICALLY BY DEATH DATE as of April 28, 2007 Retrieved 16 June 2011.
  2. ^ Gilbert, Ernice (12 September 2015). "Oldest Virgin Islander, Ursula 'Aunt Sula' Krigger, Dies At 113". The Virgin Islands Consortium. Archived from the original on 8 August 2018. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  3. ^ "I dag slår Karla rekorden: Hun er Danmarks ældste nogensinde". ekstrabladet.dk. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Danmarks ældste nogensinde er død". 11 December 2020.
  5. ^ TV 2 Østjylland, 7 January 2017 – Karsten Smed: Ellen fra Aarhus er Danmarks ældste. I dag fylder hun 111 år (in Danish)
  6. ^ Fischer, Sune. "Blev 111: Danmarks ældste er død". Ekstrabladet. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  7. ^ Perhag (20 July 2015). "Ældste i Danmark: Anna Nielsen, Canada 1904-2015, kirkebogsfund". Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  8. ^ Troensegaard, Anne Steen (14 September 2018). "Karen fylder 110 år: Har holdt sig fra alkohol og drenge". TV 2/Østjylland. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  9. ^ Wulff, Michael (15 September 2017). "TV: Karen Egestad fyldte 109 år i flotteste stil". Lokalavisen Favrskov. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  10. ^ "Karen Faurschou Egestad". 24 May 2019. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  11. ^ "Marie blev 110 år: Danmarks ældste er død". www.b.dk (in Danish). 2 February 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  12. ^ 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)
  13. ^ "KLAR Vi lever 15 minutter længere hver time". www.bt.dk (in Danish). 13 February 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  14. ^ "Der er ingen øvre grænse for vores alder". stiften.dk (in Danish). 14 October 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  15. ^ Allerød Nyt, 16. March 2016 – Michael Braunstein: Gerda Muff fyldte 110 år: Husk at kigge lyst på tingene (in Danish)
  16. ^ "View ULLA LUND's Obituary on Boston.com and share memories". Legacy.com. 23 August 2017. Retrieved 5 December 2018.