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Agnes Bruun
Birth: 20 August 1856
Hundborg, Thisted, Nordjylland, Denmark
Death: 19 December 1964
Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Age: 108 years, 121 days
Country: DEN FlagDEN
Centenarian
Agnes Bruun (née Licht; 20 August 1856 – 19 December 1964) was a Danish centenarian who was the oldest person ever to die in Denmark until 1975, when her age was surpassed by Johannes W Hansen. After Marie Carstensen, who died in the United States, Bruun was the second Danish-born person to reach the age of 108.

Biography

Agnes Bruun was born as Agnes Licht in Hundborg, Thisted, Nordjylland, Denmark on 20 August 1856 as one of six children born to Hans Henrik Licht and Annania Vogelius. Her father was the vicar to Hundborg parish. She married William Bruun (1852–1911) and had a son, Hans Henrik Bruun (1884–1954).

Bruun became the oldest person in Denmark aged 103, following the death of Frederikke Nielsen on 6 June 1960. She held the title until her death on 19 December 1964 at the age of 108 years, 121 days. Her successor as the oldest person in Denmark was 104-year-old Sophie Madsen. Bruun was also the last known person in Denmark who was born in the 1850s.

References

Denmark's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Maren HansenFrederikke NielsenAgnes Bruun • Sophie Madsen • Hans J Petersen • Marie Hansen • Andreas M Hansen • Ane Marie Johansen • Rasmine Rogersen • Johannes W Hansen • Birthe Marie Kjaer • Andrea Pedersen • Ane Sofie Petersen • Sine Madsen • Marie Petersen • Olga Hansen • Marie E Rasmussen • Anna M Moeller • Louise A Bramsen • Johannes Hansen • Ragnhild Linnet • Martha Joergensen • Maren Jensen • Niels Nielsen • Anne Matthiesen • Olga Kofoed • Kristiane Hasager • Karen Jespersen • Nikoline Vang • Kirsten Hoejrup • Mette Andersen • Johanne Holm • Kirsten Kjaer • Johanne Grann • Ane Cathrine Madsen • Jenny Kristensen • Karen Edland • Torkil Dressoe • Adelheid Nielsen • Magda Hedetoft • Thyra Kongsoe • Elly Karin Hansen • Else Lundblad • Ella Hansen • Else Jensen • Dora Jensen • Agnes Hansen • Agnes From Steenstrup • Marie Jensen • Signe Hoejer • Ellen BrandenborgKarla Lindholm Jensen

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