Blixt on his 105th birthday
|Birth:||8 May 1913|
Kiruna, Norrbotten, Sweden
|Death:||18 September 2019|
Luleå, Norrbotten, Sweden
|Age:||106 years, 133 days|
Ernst Åke Blixt was born in Kiruna, Norrbotten County, Sweden on 8 May 1913. In 1936, he began working for SJ (the Swedish rail network) as a deputy, eventually becoming a locomotive driver and inspector before retiring in 1978.
Blixt married a woman named Karin, who died on 26 June 2014. He stopped driving aged 98, and used a walker to move around as a centenarian. He never smoked, and enjoyed home cooking throughout his life.
Aake Blixt died in Lulea, Norrbotten County, Sweden on 18 September 2019, at the age of 106 years, 133 days.
- 105-åringen som längtar efter solen NSD, 8 May 2018
- Luleås äldste person har gått bort NSD, 30 Sept 2019 (pay wall) Search
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