List of Swedish supercentenarians

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This is a list of Swedish supercentenarians (people from Sweden who have attained the age of at least 110 years). According to the Gerontology Research Group (GRG), there have been 18 supercentenarians from Sweden, of whom 3 have emigrated to another country, identified by the group,[1] the oldest of whom is Astrid Zachrison, who died the night of her 113th birthday 15 May 2008. As of 23 September 2017, there is one living supercentenarian in Sweden: Alice Östlund, born 8 December 1906, aged 110 years, 289 days.

Swedish supercentenarians[edit]

  Deceased   Living
^ denotes age at death, or, if living, age as of 23 September 2017

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age [†] County or Country of birth County of death
1 Astrid Zachrison[2][3][4][5] F 15 May 1895 15 May 2008 113 years, 0 days Kalmar County Jönköping County
2 Elsa Moberg[6][7] F 30 June 1889 20 November 2001 112 years, 143 days Västra Götaland County Stockholm County
3 Hulda Johansson[6] F 24 February 1882 9 June 1994 112 years, 105 days Västra Götaland County Västra Götaland County
4 Anders Engberg[6][8] M 1 July 1892 6 November 2003 111 years, 128 days Halland County Halland County
5 Johanne Svensson[6][9] F 24 January 1892 29 May 2003 111 years, 125 days Denmark Skåne County
6 Wilhelmine Sande[6] F 24 October 1874 21 January 1986 111 years, 89 days Norway Stockholm County
7 Ruth Engström[1] F 23 September 1902 2 December 2013 111 years, 70 days Kalmar County Stockholm County
8 Alice Östlund[10] F 8 December 1906 Living 110 years, 289 days
9 Maria Eriksson[11] F 28 March 1900 10 January 2011 110 years, 288 days Uppsala County Uppsala County
10 Jenny Karlsson[6] F 17 October 1891 13 July 2002 110 years, 269 days Västmanland County Västmanland County
11 Teresia Lindahl[6] F 10 June 1888 2 March 1999 110 years, 265 days Kronoberg County Jönköping County
12 Ellen Johansson[6] F 23 January 1887 6 July 1997 110 years, 164 days Malmöhus County (Skåne County) Malmöhus County (Skåne County)
13 Elin Karlsson[12][13] F 21 April 1900 27 September 2010 110 years, 159 days Västra Götaland County Västra Götaland County
14 Märta Mattsson[14] F 20 September 1906 18 February 2017[15] 110 years, 151 days Västernorrland County Västernorrland County
15 Hanna Eriksson[6] F 26 February 1891 26 June 2001 110 years, 120 days Kopparberg County (Dalarna County) Östergötland County
16 Hulda Karlsson[4] F 2 February 1898 22 April 2008 110 years, 80 days Halland County Västra Götaland County
17 Hilda Grahn[6] F 10 June 1888 24 June 1998 110 years, 14 days Malmöhus County (Skåne County) Malmöhus County (Skåne County)

Swedish emigrant supercentenarians[edit]

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age [†] County of birth Country of death or residence
1 Esther Ecklund[1] F 28 October 1901 12 March 2014 112 years, 135 days Jönköping County United States
2 Anna Silverdahl[6] F 30 April 1891 24 May 2001 110 years, 24 days Jämtland County United States
3 Gerda Morton[16] F 11 January 1890 29 January 2000 110 years, 18 days Malmöhus County (Skåne County) United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Table E". Gerontology Research Group. December 15, 2014. Archived from the original on February 24, 2001. 
  2. ^ Robert D. Young; Louis Epstein & L. Stephen Coles (2009). "Supercentenarians Tables: Validated Worldwide Supercentenarians, Living and Recently Deceased" (PDF). REJUVENATION RESEARCH. Retrieved 2016-02-15. 
  3. ^ Axel Skytthe; Antti Hervonen; Celvin Ruisdael; Bernard Jeune (2010). Supercentenarians (PDF). Springer Science & Business Media. p. 215. ISBN 9783642115202. Retrieved 2016-02-15. The oldest Nordic woman is the Swedish supercentenarian Astrid Zachrison, who is still alive as of February 18, 2008, at the age of 112 years and 279 days. 
  4. ^ a b GRG Deaths for 2008 (in Chronological Order) (as of May 12, 2011) Retrieved 16 May 2011
  5. ^ "Sveriges äldsta avliden". Sydsvenskan. 2008-05-15. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k GRG VERIFIED SUPERCENTENARIAN CASES -- LISTED CHRONOLOGICALLY BY DEATH DATE as of April 28, 2007 Retrieved 16 May 2011.
  7. ^ "Elsa Moberg har avlidit". Sveriges Radio. 2001-12-12. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  8. ^ "Nordens äldste man död". Sveriges Radio. 2003-11-08. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  9. ^ "Sveriges äldsta död". Sveriges Radio. 2003-05-31. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  10. ^ http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=125&artikel=6577272
  11. ^ GRG Deaths in 2011
  12. ^ GRG Deaths for 2010 (in Chronological Order) (as of April 10, 2011) Retrieved 16 May 2011.
  13. ^ "110-årig boråsare död". Borås Tidning. 2010-10-01. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  14. ^ http://www.st.nu/slakt-o-vanner/fira-o-uppmarksamma/marta-110-ar-aldst-i-vasternorrland-fortfarande-med-glimten-i-ogat-och-ett-stort-hjarta
  15. ^ https://minnessidor.fonus.se/memorial_page_ads.php?order_id=536555&set_site_id=2&cat=Ad&sign=49adf762f746d4a6f82f0ea30c1f410b
  16. ^ GRG Table B