Hedwig Hosig-Huggler at age 107.
|Birth:||12 August 1903|
|Death:||31 May 2014|
|Age:||110 years, 292 days|
Hedwig Hosig-Huggler (12 August 1903 – 31 May 2014) was a Swiss supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was the oldest known person in Switzerland when she died.
Hedwig Huggler was born on 12 August 1903 in Bern, Switzerland. After school, she went to work in England and lived there in a family. When she returned she moved again with her older sister to Madrid, Spain. At the age of 26 she met her future husband. They lived in Spain with their 3 children until after the war when they moved back to Switzerland. She opened a draper's shop in Wabern, Bern. At the age of 100 she still lived in her own home in Bern.
She became the oldest person in Switzerland upon the death of Louise Mafli on 6 March 2012.
Hosig-Huggler died on 31 May 2014 in Bern, Switzerland at the age of 110 years, 292 days. Her successor as Switzerland’s oldest person was Alice Roffler-Waldmeier (1904–2015).
|Switzerland's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • E)|
Giustina Giardino-Bianco • Ada Duvoisin • Fritz Bosch • Bertha Bournoud-Bucher • Anita Canonica • Suzanne Monney-Perrin • Marie Huber-Christen • Andree Fehr-de Boulay • Cecile Ida Ritter • Emma Duvoisin • Hanna Schiess • Mathilde Bonzo-Wrede • Frieda Schopf • Sophie Hew-Schenker • Catherine Amoos • Jules Nidegger • Emma Soller-Kellenberger • Maria Siegrist-Stampfli • Suzanne Jaccard • Anna Ringier-Kieser • Rosa Rein • Adelheid Wehrle-Rieger • Pierre Gremion • Louise Mafli • Hedwig Hosig-Huggler • Alice Roffler-Waldmeier • Nina Hofer-Lustenberger • Lucrezia Furceri • Germaine Broyon • Helene Stehle • Frieda Binz-Schoch • Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker