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Erich Steffen
Erich Steffen
Erich Steffen in 2018.
Birth: 24 July 1911
Walcz, Prussia, German Empire (now West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)
Age: 109 years, 61 days
Country: POL FlagPOLGER FlagGER
Centenarian

Erich Steffen (born 24 July 1911) is a Polish-German centenarian who is believed to be the oldest living man in Germany since the death of Heinrich Homann on 24 June 2020.

Biography

Erich Steffen was born in Walcz, Prussia, German Empire (now West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland) on 24 July 1911. After graduating from high school, he studied and became a flight engineer in Stettin, Pomerania (now Szczecin, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland). He became a test pilot and tested almost all types of aircraft that existed at the time.

He moved to Hamburg with his wife Gerda and three children in 1957 when he started at the Lufthansa Air Shipyard. On a trip to Bergedorf, they moved to apartment in 1964.

In August 2017, he had three granddaughters and five great-grandchildren.

Erich Steffen currently lives in Bergedorf, Hamburg, Germany, at the age of 109 years, 61 days.

References


Germany’s Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Karl Glockner • Unknown • Josef Callenberg • Mathias Bollinger • Unknown • Johann Hartlieb • Adolf Lange • Karl Pfeiffer • Johann Wost • Friedrich Wedeking • August Schmidt • Wilhelm Deffner • Karl Bulow • Fritz Witt • Heinrich Oppermann • Ernst Schutt • Wenzel Novotny • Otto Trost • Peter Schmitt • Friedrich von Rauchhaupt • Wilhelm Gazioch • A. Hermann Lange • Ernst Laurenty • Gustav Rupnow • Robert Hubener • Wilhelm Lehnen • Jonathan Richter • Wilhelm Schorner • Lorenz Imminger • Georg Bredtschneider • Hermann Dornemann • Robert Meier • Wilhelm Remmert • Rudolf Christmann • Georg Thalhofer • Franz Kunstler • Georg Rosenkranz • Hermann Mayer-Kaupp • Erich Berger • Richard Hinz • Friedrich Volmer • Martin Dressel • Paul Veit • Bernhard Prott • Erich Walde • Gustav GernethHeinrich HomannErich Steffen

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