List of European supercentenarians

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This is an incomplete list of European supercentenarians (people from Europe who have attained the age of at least 110 years). One source of lifespans is the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) who as of November 2014 has verified the ages of over 300 supercentenarians from Europe.[1] As of 21 June 2017, there are 12 verified living supercentenarians in Europe, the oldest of whom is Spanish woman Ana María Vela Rubio, born 29 October 1901, aged 115 years, 235 days.

The oldest European person, and the world's oldest person, ever was French woman, Jeanne Calment, who died at the age of 122 years, 164 days. The oldest European man ever was Danish Christian Mortensen who emigrated to the United States where he died at the age of 115 years, 252 days (the oldest non-emigrant man was Spaniard Joan Riudavets Moll who died at the age of 114 years, 81 days).

50 oldest European people ever[edit]

Below is a list of the 50 oldest people ever in Europe. Living people are rendered   Living.

^ denotes age at death, or, if living, age as of 21 June 2017

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age [†] Country
1 Jeanne Calment[2] F 21 February 1875 4 August 1997 122 years, 164 days France
2 Emma Morano[1] F 29 November 1899 15 April 2017 117 years, 137 days Italy
3 Ana María Vela Rubio[1] F 29 October 1901 Living 115 years, 235 days Spain
4 Charlotte Hughes[2] F 1 August 1877 17 March 1993 115 years, 228 days United Kingdom
5 Maria de Jesus[3] F 10 September 1893 2 January 2009 115 years, 114 days Portugal
6 Marie Josephine Gaudette[1] F 25 March 1902 Living 115 years, 88 days Italy[a]
7 Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper[4] F 29 June 1890 30 August 2005 115 years, 62 days Netherlands
8 Marie Brémont[2] F 25 April 1886 6 June 2001 115 years, 42 days France
9 Giuseppina Projetto[1] F 30 May 1902 Living 115 years, 22 days Italy
10 Annie Jennings[2] F 12 November 1884 20 November 1999 115 years, 8 days United Kingdom
11 Eva Morris[2] F 8 November 1885 2 November 2000 114 years, 360 days United Kingdom
12 Maria do Couto Maia[4] F 24 October 1890 25 July 2005 114 years, 274 days Portugal
13 Venere Pizzinato-Papo[1] F 23 November 1896 2 August 2011 114 years, 252 days Italy[b]
14 Ethel Lang[1] F 27 May 1900 15 January 2015 114 years, 233 days United Kingdom
15 María Antonia Castro[5] F 10 June 1881 16 January 1996 114 years, 220 days Spain
16 Anna Eliza Williams[2] F 2 June 1873 27 December 1987 114 years, 208 days United Kingdom
17 Lydie Vellard[2] F 18 March 1875 17 September 1989 114 years, 183 days France
18 Camille Loiseau[6] F 13 February 1892 12 August 2006 114 years, 180 days France
19 Anne Primout[4] F 5 October 1890 26 March 2005 114 years, 172 days France[c]
20 Maria Giuseppa Robucci[1] F 20 March 1903 Living 114 years, 93 days Italy
21 Lucy Jane Askew[2] F 8 September 1883 9 December 1997 114 years, 92 days United Kingdom
22 María del Carmen López[5] F 3 April 1883 3 July 1997 114 years, 91 days Spain
23 Joan Riudavets Moll[7] M 15 December 1889 5 March 2004 114 years, 81 days Spain
24 Florrie Baldwin[1] F 31 March 1896 8 May 2010 114 years, 38 days United Kingdom
25 Amy Isabel Hulmes[2] F 5 October 1887 27 October 2001 114 years, 22 days United Kingdom
26 Marie-Thérèse Bardet[1] F 2 June 1898 8 June 2012 114 years, 6 days France
27 Virginia Dighero[4] F 24 December 1891 28 December 2005 114 years, 4 days Italy
28 Maria Redaelli[1] F 3 April 1899 2 April 2013 113 years, 364 days Italy
29 Grace Jones[8] F 7 December 1899 14 November 2013 113 years, 342 days United Kingdom
30 Honorine Rondello[1] F 28 July 1903 Living 113 years, 328 days France
31 Olympe Amaury[1] F 19 June 1901 12 May 2015 113 years, 327 days France
32 Rosa Ann Comfort[2] F 21 January 1879 6 November 1992 113 years, 290 days United Kingdom
33 Marcelle Narbonne[1] F 25 March 1898 1 January 2012 113 years, 282 days France[d]
34 Clémentine Solignac[9] F 7 September 1894 25 May 2008 113 years, 261 days France
35 María del Carmen Figueiró[2] F 28 October 1883 25 May 1997 113 years, 209 days Spain
36 Manuela Fernández-Fojaco[3] F 18 June 1895 6 January 2009 113 years, 202 days Spain
37 Lucy d'Abreu[4] F 24 May 1892 7 December 2005 113 years, 197 days United Kingdom[e]
38 Germaine Haye[2] F 10 October 1888 18 April 2002 113 years, 190 days France
39 Marie-Simone Capony[10] F 14 March 1894 15 September 2007 113 years, 185 days France
40 Gladys Hooper[1] F 18 January 1903 9 July 2016 113 years, 173 days United Kingdom
41 Maria Gravigi-de Candia[1] F 3 March 1900 15 August 2013 113 years, 165 days Italy
42 Maria Teresa Fumarola[11] F 2 December 1889 14 May 2003 113 years, 163 days Italy
43 Daisy Adams[2] F 30 June 1880 8 December 1993 113 years, 161 days United Kingdom
44 Mathilde Aussant[1] F 27 February 1898 23 July 2011 113 years, 146 days France
45 Lucile Randon[1] F 11 February 1904 Living 113 years, 130 days France
46 Lucia Lauria[3] F 4 March 1896 28 June 2009 113 years, 116 days Italy
47 Catharina van Dam-Groeneveld[2] F 20 November 1887 16 February 2001 113 years, 88 days Netherlands
48 Maria Luíza Nunes da Silva[1] F 7 July 1898 26 September 2011 113 years, 81 days Portugal
49 Élisabeth Collot[1] F 21 June 1903 4 September 2016 113 years, 75 days France
50 Stella Nardari[1] F 23 December 1898 23 February 2012 113 years, 62 days Italy

5 oldest European emigrants ever[edit]

Below is a list of the oldest five supercentenarians born in Europe who emigrated to another region before they died.

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age [†] Country of birth Country of death
1 Dina Manfredini[1] F 4 April 1897 17 December 2012 115 years, 257 days Italy United States
2 Christian Mortensen[2] M 16 August 1882 25 April 1998 115 years, 252 days Denmark United States
3 Augusta Holtz[2] F 3 August 1871 21 October 1986 115 years, 79 days Poland[f] United States
4 Goldie Steinberg[1] F 30 October 1900 16 August 2015 114 years, 290 days Moldova[g] United States
5 Grace Clawson[2] F 15 November 1887 28 May 2002 114 years, 194 days United Kingdom United States

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Gaudette was born in the United States.
  2. ^ Pizzinato was born in Ala, which was then part of Austria-Hungary. It is now in Italy.
  3. ^ Primout was born in French Algeria. It is now Algeria.
  4. ^ Narbonne was born in French Algeria. It is now Algeria.
  5. ^ d'Abreu was born in Dharwar, which was then part of the British Raj. It is now in India.
  6. ^ Holtz was born in the Province of Posen, which was at the time of her birth a part of the German Empire. Today this area is part of Poland.
  7. ^ Steinberg was born in Russian Empire. It is now Moldova.

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