List of centenarians (royalty and nobility)

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The following is a list of centenarians – specifically, people who became famous as royalty and nobility – known for reasons other than their longevity. For more lists, see lists of centenarians.

Name Lifespan Age Notability
Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester 1901–2004 102 British royal[1]
Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II 1907–2016 109 Ghanaian royal[2]
Leonilla Ivanovna Bariatinskaia, Princess of Sayn Wittgenstein Sayn 1816–1918 101 Russian princess[3]
Francisco Malabo Beosá 1896–2001 105 Equatoguinean King of the Bubi Kingdom[4]
Infanta Maria Adelaide of Portugal 1912–2012 100 Portuguese royal[5]
Dominick Browne, 4th Baron Oranmore and Browne 1901–2002 100 British peer[6]
Lady Ursula d'Abo 1916–2017 100 English socialite, heiress, memoirist, and VAD wartime volunteer[7]
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 1900–2002 101 British Queen consort and last Empress of India (consort of George VI)[8]
Judith Hare, Countess of Listowel 1903–2003 100 British-Hungarian noblewoman, Countess[9]
Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni 1887–1990 102 Japanese imperial prince and Prime Minister[10]
Diana Keppel, Countess of Albemarle, DBE 1909–2013 103 British countess, patron, and activist[11]
Rama Varma Kochaniyan Thampuran 1912–2014 101 Member of the Cochin royal family of India[12]
Count Higashifushimi Kunihide 1910–2014 103 Japanese prince, head of the Higashifushimi-no-miya[13]
Colonel Geoffrey Alexander Rowley-Conwy, 9th Baron Langford, Constable of Rhuddlan Castle 1912–2017 105 Anglo-Welsh peer and British Army officer; the longest-lived peer on record[14][15]
Takahito, Prince Mikasa 1915–2016 100 Japanese imperial prince[16]
François de Noailles, 9th Duke of Noailles 1905–2009 103 French nobleman[17]
Samuel Odulana Odungade I 1914–2016 101 Olubadan of Ibadan[18]
P. K. S. Raja 1913–2013 100 Indian royal, Zamorin of Calicut[19]
Francis Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce, 8th Baron Thurlow 1912–2013 101 British peer and diplomat[20]
Princess Isabelle of Salm-Salm 1903–2009 105 Germany-Austrian noblewoman and princess[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituary: Princess Alice". UK News. BBC. 30 October 2004. Retrieved 12 May 2008. 
  2. ^ "Asantehemaa Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem is dead; Reigned for 39 years". 3news.com. 15 November 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2018. 
  3. ^ Guinness World Records 2004. New York City: Bantam Books. 2003. p. 138. ISBN 9780606309516. 
  4. ^ "Fallece a los 105 años de edad el último hijo y heredero legítimo del rey Malabo". El Mundo (in Spanish). Unidad Editorial. 16 November 2001. Retrieved 24 July 2010. 
  5. ^ "Morreu Maria Adelaide de Bragança van Uden" (in Portuguese). DN.pt. 24 February 2012. Archived from the original on 9 June 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  6. ^ "Lord Oranmore and Browne". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. 10 August 2002. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  7. ^ Nicholas, Sadie (8 November 2017). "Lady Ursula d'Abo – The beautiful girl who outshone the Queen". express.co.uk. Retrieved 18 November 2017. 
  8. ^ Bates, Stephen (3 April 2002), "Piper's farewell for Queen Mother", The Guardian  Retrieved 2007-02-26.
  9. ^ "Judith, Countess of Listowel, dies". The Daily Telegraph. 2003-07-21. Retrieved 2008-05-12. 
  10. ^ "Higashikuni Naruhiko". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2013-12-11. 
  11. ^ Who's Who 2013 (165 ed.). A & C Black. 2013. p. 21. ISBN 1408154919. 
  12. ^ "Sixer Thampuran' to turn 100". The New Indian Express. 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  13. ^ 東伏見慈洽さん死去 天皇陛下の叔父. Asahi Shimbun (in Japanese). 2014-01-01. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 
  14. ^ "Lord Langford dies, aged 105". Daily Post. Retrieved November 13, 2017. 
  15. ^ "Longest lived peers and peeresses". Leighrayment.com. Retrieved 14 November 2017. 
  16. ^ "Prince Mikasa, Emperor Akihito's uncle, turns 100". The Japan Times. 2017-11-13. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  17. ^ "Hertog van Noailles op 103-jarige leeftijd overleden" (in Dutch). Monarchen.nl. 2009-01-14. Archived from the original on 2011-07-24. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  18. ^ "Nigeria's Olubadan, ruler of Ibadan land, dies at 101". BBC. 2016-01-20. Retrieved 2016-01-22. 
  19. ^ Rajagopal, Krishnadas (2013-03-27). "Zamorin of Calicut passes away". The Hindu. Retrieved 2015-12-05. 
  20. ^ "Lord Thurlow". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. 2013-03-25. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 

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