Anna Askham
Birth: 5 March 1901
Torshavn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands
Death: 22 April 2005
Torshavn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands
Age: 104 years, 48 days
Country: Faroe Islands (Denmark)FRO,DenmarkDEN

Anna Cathrine Askham nee Mørkøre (5 March 1901 - 22 Apr 2005) was a Faroese centenarian who was the oldest living person on the Faroe Islands at time of death.


Anna Askham was born in Torshavn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands on 5 March 1901. Her parents were Jacob Christian Mørkøre and Johanna Sofia Mørkøre. She married Simon William (Simun) Askham and they had two children. Anna Askham died in Torshavn, Faroe Islands on 22 April 2005 at the age of 104 years and 48 days. After her death Margrethe Egholm became oldest living Faroese.


Faroe Islands’ Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Anna AskhamMargrethe Egholm • Unidentified (Runavik) • Unidentified (Selatrad) • Unidentified (Klaksvik) • Theodor Thomassen • Laura Hojgaard • Daniella Olsen • Malla Olsen • Kala Jensen

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