Goesta Vestlund
Goesta Vestlund
Birth: 15 June 1913
Gagnef, Dalarna, Sweden
Death: 5 October 2020
Stockholm, Sweden
Age: 107 years, 112 days
Country: SwedenSWE

Alf Gustaf Goesta Vestlund (Swedish: Gösta; 15 June 1913 – 5 October 2020) was a Swedish writer, teacher, Doctor of Philosophy and centenarian who was the oldest living man in Sweden at time of his death. He also was the second-oldest living man in the Nordic region after Denmark's Eloff Rasmussen.


Vestlund was born in Gagnef, Dalarna, Sweden, on 15 June 1913. He studied at Sigtuna Folk High School and the University of Uppsala. He was the first principal of Tollare Folk High School and also the inspector from 1956 until his retirement in 1978.

After the death of Ernst Blixt on 18 September 2019, Vestlund became the oldest living man in Sweden, and held the title until his own death in Stockholm, Sweden, on 5 October 2020 at the age of 107 years, 112 days.



Sweden's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Nils ElowssonNils Sundberg • Anders Engberg • John Mikus • (Unknown) • Josef Fahlqvist • Bengt Helldal • Herner Larsson • Nils Fritiof • Sven Hedberg • Eric Andersson • Albert Andersson • Tore Eriksson • Carl Mattsson • Ernst BlixtGoesta VestlundGoesta BerggrenPawel Frydman

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