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Bertha van Hasselt
Bertha van Hasselt
Birth: 24 November 1901
Roosendaal, Netherlands
Death: 16 October 2009
Breda, Netherlands
Age: 107 years, 326 days
Country: NED FlagNED
Centenarian
Bertha van Hasselt (24 November 1901 – 16 October 2009) was a Dutch centenarian.

Biography

Bertha Laurentia Maria Coleta van Hasselt was born in Roosendaal, Netherlands, on 24 November 1901. She was the oldest person in the Netherlands for only three days between 13 October 2009 and her death on 16 October 2009,[1] at the age of 107 years, 326 days. She inherited the title after the death of 112-year-old Grietje Jansen-Anker of Vlissingen,[2] making her the first oldest living person in the Netherlands born in the 20th century. She was born and lived in Roosendaal until age 98 and moved to a Breda nursing home in 2000. After her death, 107-year-old Wijtske van Dijk-Meindersma became the oldest person in the Netherlands.[3]

References

  1. Persoonlijke gegevens Bertha Laurentia Maria Coleta van Hasselt genealogieonline
  2. Oudste vrouw van Nederland overleden Omroep Brabant, vrijdag 16 oktober 2009 - 22:42
  3. Bertha slechts vier dagen oudste van het land BN DeStem, 17 oktober 2009, 07:30


Netherlands's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • TE)

Christina Karnebeek-Backs • Wilhelminus Kostering • Hendrikje Smit-Meijering • Maria Hund-Smit • Kiet Portier-Tan • Marianna Kors-Dikker • Johanna de Bree-Meijer • Johanna Pouwaart-Ratelband • Betje Comijs-Cicero • Reinskjen Pruiksma-Bakker • Henri van Dooren • Cornelis Bredijk • Elisabeth Weddige-Tedsen • Elisabeth van der Burg-Leusveld • Johanna Leeuwenburg-HordijkCornelia la Fors-van Geel • Gerarda Hurenkamp-Bosgoed • Wilhelmina CammelPetronella Ribbens-Verstallen • Frederika van Asselt-Benkemper • Margaretha Eijken • Christina van Druten-Hoogakker • Jan Machiel Reyskens • Trijntje Jansma-BoskmaJohanna Zandstra-Giezen • Ann Flower • Johanna van Dommelen-Hamer • Cornelia Hendrikse-Maas • Geertje Roelinga-de Groot • Catharina van Dam-GroeneveldHendrikje van Andel-Schipper • Alexandrina van Donkelaar-Vink • Grietje Jansen-Anker • Bertha van Hasselt • Wijtske van Dijk-Meindersma • Geertruida DraaismaCornelis Geurtz • Egbertje Leutscher-de Vries • Nelly de Vries-Lammerts • Geertje Kuijntjes • Anne Brasz-Later

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