Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker
Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker
Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker at the age of 109.
Birth: 11 January 1908
Reitnau, Aargau, Switzerland
Death: 16 November 2020
Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Age: 112 years, 310 days
Country: SwitzerlandSUI

Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker (11 January 1908 – 16 November 2020) was a Swiss supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group. She had been Switzerland's oldest living person since the death of Frieda Binz-Schoch on 28 December 2017 until her death.


Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker was born in Reitnau, Canton of Aargau, Switzerland on 11 January 1908. She was the youngest of three children. She spent her childhood in Reitnau and then later worked as a seller in a store in Zurich. As she worked there, she moved in with her sister, who lived in Uster.

Alice Hunziker met her future husband, Jakob Schaufelberger, at her workplace. Before the Second World War started, they got married in Zurich. The couple had no children.

Schaufelberger enjoyed reading the newspaper, reading the Bible, listening to music, and watching TV. Since the death of 109-year-old Evelyne Garnier-Dubois on 1 May 2019, Schaufelberger was the last known Swiss person born before 1910.

Her sister Pauline Herrmann-Hunziker lived to the age of 107 years, 289 days (5 May 1903 – 18 February 2011).

Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker died in Zurich, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland on 16 November 2020 at the age of 112 years, 310 days. She may be the oldest Swiss-born person ever.



Switzerland's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Giustina Giardino-Bianco • Ada Duvoisin • Fritz BoschBertha Bournoud-Bucher • Anita CanonicaSuzanne Monney-Perrin • Marie Huber-Christen • Andree Fehr-de BoulayCecile Ida Ritter • Emma Duvoisin • Hanna Schiess • Mathilde Bonzo-Wrede • Frieda Schopf • Sophie Hew-SchenkerCatherine Amoos • Jules Nidegger • Emma Soller-Kellenberger • Maria Siegrist-Stampfli • Suzanne Jaccard • Anna Ringier-KieserRosa Rein • Adelheid Wehrle-Rieger • Pierre GremionLouise Mafli • Hedwig Hosig-Huggler • Alice Roffler-Waldmeier • Nina Hofer-Lustenberger • Lucrezia Furceri • Germaine BroyonHelene StehleFrieda Binz-Schoch • Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker • Marie Guerne

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