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Kirsten Hendricksen
Birth: 7 February 1810
Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark
Death: 22 May 1920?
Mayfield, Utah, USA
Age: 110 years, 105 days?
Country: DenmarkDENUnited StatesUSA

Kirsten Marie Hendricksen (née Larsdatter; 7 February 1810 – 22 May 1920?) was a Danish-American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated. She might have been the world's oldest living person at the time of her death.


Kirsten Hendricksen was born Kirsten Marie Larsdatter in Flade-Gerum, Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark on 7 February 1810. On 26 December 1834, she married Jens Christian Henriksen, which was later changed to Hendricksen, and had at least 7 children: Lars, Henrik, Maren, Anders, Sinius, Ane, and Anders Christian. Jens died on 24 June 1886 at the age of 81.

Kirsten Hendricksen allegedly died in Mayfield, Utah, USA on 22 May 1920 at the claimed age of 110 years, 105 days.