Irene Mergelsberg
Irene Mergelsberg
Birth: 4 March 1893
Russelsheim, Hesse, Germany
Death: 6 March 2003
Hesse, Germany
Age: 110 years, 2 days
Country: GermanyGER

Irene Mergelsberg (4 March 1893 – 6 March 2003) was a validated German supercentenarian.


Irene Mergelsberg was born in Russelsheim in Hesse on 4 March 1893. Later she lived in Frankfurt am Main. She lived in a care home in Kronberg im Taunus since the 1970s. As a centenarian, she still smoked three cigarettes a day. She was a hobbyist painter.

Mergelsberg passed away in Hesse on 6 March 2003 aged 110 years, 2 days. At the time of her death, she was the fifth-oldest person in Germany behind Anna Stephan, Lina Zimmer, Clothilde Rey and Johanne Wilks. Her age was validated by the Gerontology Research Group on 12 March 2005.


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