Laura Hoejgaard
Laura Hojgaard
Laura Hoejgaard at her 104th birthday.
Birth: 2 July 1912
Torshavn, Faroe Islands
Death: 13 January 2018
Torshavn, Faroe Islands
Age: 105 years, 193 days
Country: Faroe Islands (Denmark)FRO,DenmarkDEN

Laura Hoejgaard (Faroese: Laura Højgaard) (2 July 1912 – 13 January 2018) was a Faroese centenarian who was the oldest living person on the Faroe Islands since the death of Theodor Thomassen on 9 March 2016.


Laura Hoejgaard was born on 2 July 1912 to parents Hanus Hoejgaard and Louisa Hoejgaard. She was born and raised in Havn (Torshavn).

Hoejgaard died at Lagargardur in Torshavn on 13 January 2018, at the age of 105 years, 193 days. She is the oldest known woman ever from the Faroe Islands


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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