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Johanna Zandstra-Giezen
Johanna Zandstra-Giezen
Johanna Zandstra-Giezen on her 110th birthday.
Birth: 7 September 1882
Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands
Death: 16 September 1993
The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Age: 111 years, 9 days
Country: NetherlandsNED
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Johanna Zandstra-Giezen (7 September 1882 – 16 September 1993) was a Dutch supercentenarian whose age is officialy validated. At the time of her death, she was the oldest living person in The Netherlands.

Biography

Johanna Francina Zandstra-Giezen was born in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, on 7 September 1882 to parents Jan Johannes Giezen and Maria Theodora Elisabeth Heyer, who died at the age of 101. She married Regnerus Zandstra.

Mrs. Zandstra-Giezen became the oldest person in The Netherlands after the death of 109-year-old Trijntje Jansma-Boskma on 5 March 1991. On her 111th birthday, she received a bottle of eau de cologne from mayor Ad Havermans of The Hague, but she was already bedridden.

Johanna Zandstra-Giezen died in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands, 9 days later, on 16 September 1993, at the age of 111 years, 9 days. Following her death, Ann Flower became the oldest person in The Netherlands. She remains the oldest person ever from the province of Friesland.

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Netherlands's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • TE)

Christina Karnebeek-Backs • Wilhelminus Kostering • Hendrikje Smit-Meijering • Maria Hund-Smit • Kiet Portier-Tan • Marianna Kors-Dikker • Johanna de Bree-Meijer • Johanna Pouwaart-Ratelband • Betje Comijs-Cicero • Reinskjen Pruiksma-Bakker • Henri van Dooren • Cornelis Bredijk • Elisabeth Weddige-Tedsen • Elisabeth van der Burg-Leusveld • Johanna Leeuwenburg-HordijkCornelia la Fors-van Geel • Gerarda Hurenkamp-Bosgoed • Wilhelmina CammelPetronella Ribbens-Verstallen • Frederika van Asselt-Benkemper • Margaretha Eijken • Christina van Druten-Hoogakker • Jan Machiel Reyskens • Trijntje Jansma-BoskmaJohanna Zandstra-Giezen • Ann Flower • Johanna van Dommelen-Hamer • Cornelia Hendrikse-Maas • Geertje Roelinga-de Groot • Catharina van Dam-GroeneveldHendrikje van Andel-Schipper • Alexandrina van Donkelaar-Vink • Grietje Jansen-Anker • Bertha van Hasselt • Wijtske van Dijk-Meindersma • Geertruida DraaismaCornelis Geurtz • Egbertje Leutscher-de Vries • Nelly de Vries-Lammerts • Geertje Kuijntjes • Anne Brasz-Later • Maria Luisa Benjamin

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