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|sex = Female
 
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|birthyr = 1906 |birthplace = Skoerping, Nordjylland, Denmark
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|deathyr = 2017 |deathplace = Stavtrup, Midtjylland, Denmark
 
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'''Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg''' (née '''Rasmussen'''; born 7 January 1906) is a Danish supercentenarian who is currently unverified. She is, at age {{AgeYD|1906|1|7}}, the oldest living person in Denmark since the death of [[Signe Hoejer]] on 18 March 2016 and since the death of [[Elisabet Ekenaes]] on 4 January 2017 the oldest living person in the [[List of Nordic supercentenarians|Nordic region]].
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-->'''Ellen Brandenborg''' (née '''Rasmussen'''; 7 January 1906 22 July 2017) was an unvalidated Danish supercentenarian. She has been the oldest living person in Denmark since the death of [[Signe Hoejer]] on 18 March 2016, since the death of [[Elisabet Ekenaes]] on 4 January 2017 she became the oldest living person in the [[List of Nordic supercentenarians|Nordic region]] until her own death. Brandenborg also became the oldest person ever in Denmark on 2 May 2017, a record later surpassed by [[Karla Lindholm Jensen|Karla Jensen]].
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg was born in Skoerping, Nordjylland, Denmark, on 7 January 1906. She was called Adelaide as a child, named after her grandmother, who died in 1904. Her father was a watchmaker. When he got a job as a foreman at a large watchmaker and royal court, the family moved to Copenhagen. Her mother lived to the advanced age of 98 years and her oldest sister Ragnhild (1899–2002) to 102 years of age. In 1929, Ellen Brandenborg migrated to Montreal, Canada. There, she met her future husband Carl Brandenborg who worked as an engineer and a sailor. The couple had 4 children. The family returned to Denmark in 1936 and lived in Brabrand. After her husband's death in 1982, Ellen Brandenborg moved in an apartment in Kloeverparken.
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Ellen Adelaide Rasmussen was born in Skoerping, Nordjylland, Denmark, on 7 January 1906. She was called Adelaide as a child, named after her grandmother, who died in 1904. Her father was a watchmaker. When he got a job as a foreman at a large watchmaker and royal court, the family moved to Copenhagen. Her mother lived to the advanced age of 98 years and her oldest sister Ragnhild (1899–2002) to 102 years of age. In 1929, Ellen Brandenborg migrated to Montreal, Canada. There, she met her future husband Carl Brandenborg who worked as an engineer and a sailor. The couple had 4 children. The family returned to Denmark in 1936 and lived in Brabrand. After her husband's death in 1982, Ellen Brandenborg moved in an apartment in Kloeverparken.
   
Ellen Brandenborg states that healthy food and joy of life is the recipe for a long life. Currently she lives in Stavtrup, Aarhus, Midtjylland, Denmark.
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[[File:Brandenborg.jpg|thumb|left|336px|Ellen Brandenborg as supercentenarian]]
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She stated that healthy food and joy of life is the recipe for a long life.
   
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Ellen Brandenborg died in Stavtrup, Aarhus, Midtjylland, Denmark on 22 July 2017 at the age of 111 years, 196 days.<!-- -->{{Clear}}
 
==References==
 
==References==
* [http://www.2017aarhusianere.dk/ellen-adelaide-brandenborg Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg] 2017 aarhusianere, Aarhus Stadsarkiv. Offentliggjort d. 26. oktober 2016
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*[https://www.danishfamilysearch.com/churchbook/sogn81/churchlisting21785/opslag4421652 Churchbook 1897-1912 Skørping/Page No. 110 - Born Women 1906] Danish Family Search
* [http://stiften.dk/foedselsdage/foedt-under-christian-ix-110-aar-med-livslysten-i-behold Født under Christian IX: 110 år med livslysten i behold] Århus Stiftstidende, Publiceret 07. januar 2016
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*[http://www.fpaludanb.dk/lisbeth/fam000xx/fam00006.htm Family of Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg]
* [http://www.fpaludanb.dk/lisbeth/fam000xx/fam00006.htm Family of Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg]
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/20160223011345/https://www.kristeligt-dagblad.dk/mennesker/vaer-glad-og-hold-kun-fast-i-det-gode Ellen er Danmarks næstældste: Hold fast i alt det gode og lad det andet fare] Kristeligt Dagblad, 7 January 2016 <sup>(Archived)</sup>
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*[http://stiften.dk/foedselsdage/foedt-under-christian-ix-110-aar-med-livslysten-i-behold Født under Christian IX: 110 år med livslysten i behold] Århus Stiftstidende, 7 January 2016
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*[http://www.2017aarhusianere.dk/ellen-adelaide-brandenborg Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg] 2017 aarhusianere, Aarhus Stadsarkiv, 26 October 2016
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*[https://stiften.dk/navne/Danmarks-aeldste-fylder-111-aar/artikel/430580 Danmarks ældste fylder 111 år] Århus Stiftstidende, 7 January 2017
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*[http://ekstrabladet.dk/nyheder/samfund/111-aarige-ellen-oplevede-titanics-forlis-de-siger-jeg-er-enestaaende/6482366 111-årige Ellen oplevede Titanics forlis: De siger jeg er enestående] Ekstra Bladet, 7 January 2017
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*[http://www.grg.org/GRGNews2017.html#Ellen_Brandenborg Ellen Brandenborg, 111, longevity recordholder in Denmark, passes away] GRG News for 2017<!--
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Latest revision as of 13:18, February 13, 2020

Ellen Brandenborg
Ellen Brandenborg
Birth: 7 January 1906
Skoerping, Nordjylland, Denmark
Death: 22 July 2017
Stavtrup, Midtjylland, Denmark
Age: 111 years, 196 days
Country: DEN FlagDEN
Unvalidated
Ellen Brandenborg (née Rasmussen; 7 January 1906 – 22 July 2017) was an unvalidated Danish supercentenarian. She has been the oldest living person in Denmark since the death of Signe Hoejer on 18 March 2016, since the death of Elisabet Ekenaes on 4 January 2017 she became the oldest living person in the Nordic region until her own death. Brandenborg also became the oldest person ever in Denmark on 2 May 2017, a record later surpassed by Karla Jensen.

BiographyEdit

Ellen Adelaide Rasmussen was born in Skoerping, Nordjylland, Denmark, on 7 January 1906. She was called Adelaide as a child, named after her grandmother, who died in 1904. Her father was a watchmaker. When he got a job as a foreman at a large watchmaker and royal court, the family moved to Copenhagen. Her mother lived to the advanced age of 98 years and her oldest sister Ragnhild (1899–2002) to 102 years of age. In 1929, Ellen Brandenborg migrated to Montreal, Canada. There, she met her future husband Carl Brandenborg who worked as an engineer and a sailor. The couple had 4 children. The family returned to Denmark in 1936 and lived in Brabrand. After her husband's death in 1982, Ellen Brandenborg moved in an apartment in Kloeverparken.

Brandenborg

Ellen Brandenborg as supercentenarian

She stated that healthy food and joy of life is the recipe for a long life.

Ellen Brandenborg died in Stavtrup, Aarhus, Midtjylland, Denmark on 22 July 2017 at the age of 111 years, 196 days.

ReferencesEdit

Denmark's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Maren HansenFrederikke NielsenAgnes Bruun • Sophie Madsen • Hans J Petersen • Marie Hansen • Andreas M Hansen • Ane Marie Johansen • Rasmine Rogersen • Johannes W Hansen • Birthe Marie Kjaer • Andrea Pedersen • Ane Sofie Petersen • Sine Madsen • Marie Petersen • Olga Hansen • Marie E Rasmussen • Anna M Moeller • Louise A Bramsen • Johannes Hansen • Ragnhild Linnet • Martha Joergensen • Maren Jensen • Niels Nielsen • Anne Matthiesen • Olga Kofoed • Kristiane Hasager • Karen Jespersen • Nikoline Vang • Kirsten Hoejrup • Mette Andersen • Johanne Holm • Kirsten Kjaer • Johanne Grann • Ane Cathrine Madsen • Jenny Kristensen • Karen Edland • Torkil Dressoe • Adelheid Nielsen • Magda Hedetoft • Thyra Kongsoe • Elly Karin Hansen • Else Lundblad • Ella Hansen • Else Jensen • Dora Jensen • Agnes Hansen • Agnes From Steenstrup • Marie Jensen • Signe Hoejer • Ellen BrandenborgKarla Lindholm Jensen

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