Eloff Rasmussen
Eloff Rasmussen
Gyldvig Rasmussen on his 105th birthday
Birth: 15 February 1912
Lundby, Vordingborg, Denmark
Death: 9 October 2020
Gentofte, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Age: 108 years, 237 days
Country: DenmarkDEN
Centenarian

Eloff Gyldvig Rasmussen (15 February 1912 – 9 October 2020) was a Danish centenarian who was the oldest living man in Denmark since the death of 105-year-old Kristian Rasmussen on 15 March 2017. He was the second-oldest living person in Denmark after Karla Lindholm Jensen.

Biography

Eloff Gyldvig Rasmussen was born in Lundby, Vordingborg, Sjaelland, Denmark, on 15 February 1912. He later moved to Copenhagen and, in 1934, was trained as a watchmaker. He also worked as an optician. As of his 100th birthday in 2012, he still lived in his own apartment in Hellerup. On 15 February 2017, he celebrated his 105th birthday in his retirement home, Egebjerg in Vangede.

Gyldvig Rasmussen died in Gentofte, Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark on 9 October 2020 at the age of 108 years, 237 days. He was the fourth-oldest man ever to die in Denmark, and his successor as Denmark's oldest man is Niels Damsgaard (born 1914).

References


Denmark's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Christian Banke • Mads P Kehlet • Thomas Mogensen • August MatthiesenPeder Klausen • Anders Soerensen • Hans J Petersen • Matthias Petersen • Andreas M Hansen • Johannes W Hansen • Peder O Soerensen • Christian Aaberg • Hans P Nissen • Hans P Jensen • Lars P Johansen • Peder Puggaard • Niels C Andersen • P L P Mollerup • Peter Brandorff • Hans Petersen • Soeren Pedersen • Johannes Hansen • Christian Trolle • Niels Rasmussen • Niels Nielsen • Christian Joergensen • Alfred Lorentsen • Hans P Hansen • Axel Spliid • Povl Povlsen • Anders Lauridsen • Carl S Moeller • Hans P Andersen • Hans Bagge • Ejner Christensen • Alfred Kristiansen • Torkil Dressoe • Niels Graversen • Martin Gammelgaard • Carl Pedersen • Carl Lund • Alfred Laugesen • Peder Moeller • Svend Hansen • Aage Nielsen • Georg I Jensen • Holger Hartmann • Alfred Nielsen • Niels Toft • Kristian Rasmussen • Eloff G Rasmussen • Jens P Westergaard

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