Kala Jensen
Kala Jensen
Jensen at the age of 104.
Birth: 3 September 1915
Glyvrar, Eysturoy, Faroe Islands
Age: 105 years, 54 days
Country: Faroe Islands (Denmark)FRO,DenmarkDEN
Centenarian

Nikala Laurina Franciska "Kala" Jensen (née Vang; born 3 September 1915) is a Faroese centenarian who is currently the oldest living person from the Faroe Islands.

Biography

Jensen was born Nikala Laurina Franciska Vang in Glyvrar, Eysturoy, Faroe Islands, on 3 September 1915. Her parents were Joen Martin Vang (1878–1954) and Sunneva Marie Vang (née Nielsen; 1881–1959). She had 5 siblings: Thomina Justinussen (1911–1994), Elsebeth K. Svahilda Magnussen (1912–2007), Jacob Andrias Johannes Vang (1914–1980), Diny Heinesen (1920–2009) and Martin Vang Jensen. She married Johannes Albin Jensen (born 1913) and they had 6 children, including Magna, Sunneva Mathea and Myrna Fryborg.

On 23 December 2019, she became the oldest living person from the Faroe Islands, following the death of Malla Olsen.

Jensen currently lives in the village of Sumba, on the island of Suduroy, Faroe Islands, at the age of 105 years, 54 days.

References


Faroe Islands’ Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Anna AskhamMargrethe Egholm • Unidentified (Runavik) • Unidentified (Selatrad) • Unidentified (Klaksvik) • Theodor Thomassen • Laura Hojgaard • Daniella Olsen • Malla Olsen • Kala Jensen

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