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Karla Lindholm Jensen
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Birth: 7 May 1908
Herning, Midtjylland, Denmark
Age: 111 years, 297 days
Country: DEN FlagDEN
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Karla Lindholm Jensen (born 7 May 1908) is a Danish supercentenarian who is the oldest living person in Denmark, following the death of Ellen Brandenborg on 22 July 2017 and the oldest living Danish-born person since the death of Ulla Lund on 23 August 2017. She is also the last Danish person born in the 1900's decade.

Biography

Karla Lindholm Jensen was born Karla Johanne Christine Lindholm in Herning, Midtjylland, Denmark on 7 May 1908 to parents Hans Joergensen Lindholm and Helfrida Nielsine Christensen.

Reportedly, at age 109, she still reads the newpapers and does crossword puzzles.

Karla Lindholm Jensen became the oldest living person in the Nordic Countries after the death of Carl Mattsson on 24 July 2019.

On 20 November 2019 she became the oldest living person ever in Denmark aged 111 years, 197 days.

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Denmark's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Agnes Bruun • Sophie Madsen • Hans J Petersen • Marie Hansen • Andreas M Hansen • Ane Marie Johansen • Rasmine Rogersen • Johannes W Hansen • Birthe Marie Kjaer • Andrea Pedersen • Ane Sofie Petersen • Sine Madsen • Marie Petersen • Olga Hansen • Marie E Rasmussen • Anna M Moeller • Louise A Bramsen • Johannes Hansen • Ragnhild Linnet • Martha Joergensen • Maren Jensen • Niels Nielsen • Anne Matthiesen • Olga Kofoed • Kristiane Hasager • Karen Jespersen • Nikoline Vang • Kirsten Hoejrup • Mette Andersen • Johanne Holm • Kirsten Kjaer • Johanne Grann • Ane Cathrine Madsen • Jenny Kristensen • Karen Edland • Torkil Dressoe • Adelheid Nielsen • Magda Hedetoft • Thyra Kongsoe • Elly Karin Hansen • Else Lundblad • Ella Hansen • Else Jensen • Dora Jensen • Agnes Hansen • Agnes From Steenstrup • Marie Jensen • Signe Hoejer • Ellen BrandenborgKarla Lindholm Jensen

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