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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: NetherlandsNED
Centenarian

Bertha Laurentia Maria Coleta van Hasselt (24 November 1901 – 17 October 2009)[1] was a Dutch centenarian.

She was the oldest person in the Netherlands for only 4 days between 13 October 2009 and her death on 17 October 2009, at age 107 years, 327 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]

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