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Borghild Nilsen
BNilsen
Birth: 2 December 1893
Telemark, Norway
Death: 3 March 2004
Larvik, Norway
Age: 110 years, 92 days
Country: NOR FlagNOR
Validated

Borghild Nilsen (2 December 1893 – 3 March 2004) was a validated Norwegian supercentenarian.

Biography

Borghild Marie Nilsen was born in Hegna in Mælum, Telemark, Norway on 2 December 1893. Her parents, Jacob Thomassen, born in Lunde in Telemark in 1871 or 1872 and Karen Isaksdatter, born in Solum in 1868, were farmers. The father went to America in 1906, and she never saw nor heard from him again ever since. Her mother died in 1913, when she was only 19 years old. In 1924 Borghild travelled to Vestfold and worked as a maid at Spetalen farm, in the then in Tjolling municipality. She married Nils Kristian Nilsen (1884–1965). The couple had one son, Oskar.

On 2 December 2003, Borghild Nilsen celebrated her 110th birthday. She died in Tjølling in Larvik on 3 March 2004, at the age of 110 years, 92 days. She was the oldest person in Norway after the death of Harriet Holm until her own passing.[1]

References


Norway's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Maria Padderud • Nils Monsen Slaire • Karen Thorsen • Mathias Hansen Saether • Vilhelmine Olsen • Marie Olsen • Gjertrud Aas • Madli Bjoerkenes • Synnoeve Gundersen • Ellen Hoddoe • Beret Esp • Kristine Fredriksen • Ingeborg Time • Hans Aasegg • Tomine Seland • Martha Eike • Olav Holtan • Hulda Lie • Ludvig Froeysland • Karl Holm • Ingebrigt Johansen • Inga Nilsen • Herman Smith-Johannsen • Maren Bolette Torp • Aasne Hustveit • Erik Arnegaard • Klara Joergensen • Inga Storstenvik • Lydianna Endresen • Ella Hagen • Laura Svehaug • Amund Vermedal • Karen Svisdal • Herborg Tjoflot • Olav Hovatn • Harriet Holm • Borghild Nilsen • Anna Gundersen • Asborg Aarli • Ingeborg Thuen • Inger Buchholdt • Emma Bendiksen • Gunda Harangen • Ida Sofie Hanssen • Gudrun Onshuus • Helene Nilsen • Kristi Oektedalen • Ragndid Slotfeldt-Ellingsen • Elisabet Ekenaes • Ragnhild HaugenTorbjorn OverboMarie AndersenPetra HogetveitGudrun Nymoen

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