Astrid Qvist at age 107.
|Birth:||6 March 1912|
Ostrobothnia, Russian Empire (now Finland)
|Age:||109 years, 102 days|
Astrid Qvist was born in Ostrobothnia, Finland on 6 March 1912. Longevity was present in her family - two of her sisters, Elvida and Ester, lived to be 104 and 102 years old, respectively. She had two children: Harry Qvist (1931–1975) and Viva Melander (1933–). When asked what her secret to longevity is, she claims she never did anything in particular, but cited a good diet and hard work as possible explanations for her long life.
Astrid Qvist currently lives in Narpes, Ostrobothnia, Finland.
- Närpes äldsta invånare fyller 105 år Sydin, 3 March 2017
- News report footage, begins at 10:20 När TV, 4 March 2020
- Astrid, 108, är mer än nöjd med nya Efraim: "Rummet är så vackert som det bara kan vara" Sydin, 3 July 2020
- Astrid 109 år När TV, 8 March 2021