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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, since the death of [[Elisabet Ekenaes]] on 4 January 2017 the oldest living person in the [[List of Nordic supercentenarians|Nordic region]], and became the oldest person ever in Denmark on 2 May 2017.
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'''Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg''' (née '''Rasmussen'''; 7 January 1906 - 22 July 2017) is 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 the oldest living person in the [[List of Nordic supercentenarians|Nordic region]], and became the oldest person ever in Denmark on 2 May 2017. She died on 22 July 2017.
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
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 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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Ellen Brandenborg stated that healthy food and joy of life is the recipe for a long life. She lived in Stavtrup, Aarhus, Midtjylland, Denmark.
   
 
==References==
 
==References==

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Ellen Brandenborg
Ellen Brandenborg
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Ellen Adelaide Brandenborg (née Rasmussen; 7 January 1906 - 22 July 2017) is 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 the oldest living person in the Nordic region, and became the oldest person ever in Denmark on 2 May 2017. She died on 22 July 2017.

Biography

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 stated that healthy food and joy of life is the recipe for a long life. She lived in Stavtrup, Aarhus, Midtjylland, Denmark.

References

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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