A list of supercentenarians born in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, and Iceland.

List of Nordic supercentenarians

      Deceased (validated)       Living       Pending       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Country
1 Astrid Zachrison F 15 May 1895 15 May 2008 113 years, 0 days SwedenSWE
2 Maria Rothovius F 2 Oct 1887 17 Jun 2000 112 years, 259 days FinlandFIN
Karla Lindholm Jensen F 7 May 1908 Living 112 years, 170 days DenmarkDEN
3 Elsa Moberg F 30 Jun 1889 20 Nov 2001 112 years, 143 days SwedenSWE
4 Hulda Johansson F 24 Feb 1882 9 June 1994 112 years, 105 days SwedenSWE
5 Maren Bolette Torp F 21 Dec 1876 20 Feb 1989 112 years, 61 days NorwayNOR
6 Elisabet Ekenaes F 26 Dec 1904 4 Jan 2017 112 years, 9 days NorwayNOR
7 Hilda Haekkinen F 18 Mar 1894 31 Dec 2005 111 years, 288 days FinlandFIN
Selma Tuominen F 19 July 1903 12 Apr 2015 111 years, 267 days FinlandFIN
8 Herman Smith-Johannsen M 15 Jun 1875 5 Jan 1987 111 years, 204 days NorwayNOR
Ellen Brandenborg F 7 Jan 1906 22 July 2017 111 years, 196 days DenmarkDEN
9 Aarne Arvonen M 4 Aug 1897 1 Jan 2009 111 years, 150 days FinlandFIN
Carl Mattsson M 7 Mar 1908 24 July 2019 111 years, 139 days SwedenSWE
10 Anders Engberg M 1 July 1892 6 Nov 2003 111 years, 128 days SwedenSWE
11 Johanne Svensson F 24 Jan 1892 29 May 2003 111 years, 125 days DenmarkDENSwedenSWE
12 Anne Matthiesen F 26 Nov 1884 19 Mar 1996 111 years, 114 days DenmarkDEN
Alice Ostlund F 8 Dec 1906 28 Mar 2018 111 years, 110 days SwedenSWE
13 Laura Svehaug F 19 Nov 1886 6 Mar 1998 111 years, 107 days NorwayNOR
14 Karen Jespersen F 5 May 1889 4 Aug 2000 111 years, 91 days DenmarkDEN
15 Wilhelmine Sande F 24 Oct 1874 21 Jan 1986 111 years, 89 days NorwayNORSwedenSWE
16 Ruth Engstrom F 23 Sep 1902 2 Dec 2013 111 years, 70 days SwedenSWE
17 Fanny Nystrom F 30 Sep 1878 31 Aug 1989 110 years, 335 days FinlandFIN
Nanny Halvardsson F 2 July 1906 26 May 2017 110 years, 328 days SwedenSWE
18 Gudrun Onshuus F 17 July 1899 9 June 2010 110 years, 327 days NorwayNOR
19 Maria Eriksson F 28 Mar 1900 10 Jan 2011 110 years, 288 days SwedenSWE
20 Jenny Karlsson F 17 Oct 1891 13 July 2002 110 years, 269 days SwedenSWE
21 Teresia Lindahl F 10 Jun 1888 2 Mar 1999 110 years, 265 days SwedenSWE
Flarid Lagerlund F 8 Feb 1910 Living 110 years, 258 days SwedenSWE
Karen Egestad F 14 Sep 1908 16 May 2019 110 years, 244 days DenmarkDEN
Marie Jensen F 5 June 1904 30 Jan 2015 110 years, 239 days DenmarkDEN
Signe Lundqvist F 9 Feb 1910 23 Sep 2020 110 years, 227 days SwedenSWE
22 Helene Nilsen F 7 Apr 1901 31 Oct 2011 110 years, 207 days NorwayNOR
Saara Ahonen F 24 Nov 1909 29 May 2020 110 years, 187 days FinlandFIN
23 Olav Hovatn M 23 Oct 1892 26 Apr 2003 110 years, 185 days NorwayNOR
Elvira Larsson F 27 July 1908 16 Jan 2019 110 years, 173 days SwedenSWE
Ingeborg Mestad F 15 Dec 1899 5 June 2010 110 years, 172 days NorwayNOR
24 Ellen Johansson F 23 Jan 1887 6 July 1997 110 years, 164 days SwedenSWE
25 Elin Karlsson F 21 Apr 1900 27 Sep 2010 110 years, 159 days SwedenSWE
Marta Mattsson F 20 Sep 1906 18 Feb 2017 110 years, 151 days SwedenSWE
Marie Andersen F 29 Sep 1909 16 Feb 2020 110 years, 140 days NorwayNOR
Signe Hoejer F 1 Nov 1905 18 Mar 2016 110 years, 138 days DenmarkDEN
Helfrid Eriksson F 23 Jun 1908 23 Oct 2018 110 years, 122 days FinlandFIN
26 Hanna Eriksson F 26 Feb 1891 26 Jun 2001 110 years, 120 days SwedenSWE
27 Anna Hagman F 27 Dec 1895 18 Apr 2006 110 years, 112 days Aland Islands (Finland)ALA,FinlandFIN
Agnes From Steenstrup F 24 Nov 1903 1 Mar 2014 110 years, 97 days DenmarkDEN
28 Borghild Nilsen F 2 Dec 1893 3 Mar 2004 110 years, 92 days NorwayNOR
29 Hulda Carlsson F 2 Feb 1898 22 Apr 2008 110 years, 80 days SwedenSWE
Hertha Akerlind F 28 Apr 1908 10 July 2018 110 years, 73 days SwedenSWE
Jenny Lindefjeld F 17 Apr 1905 28 Jun 2015 110 years, 72 days NorwayNOR
30 Elsa Tilkanen F 26 Sep 1896 5 Dec 2006 110 years, 70 days FinlandFIN
31 Karen Svisdal F 16 Dec 1889 23 Feb 2000 110 years, 69 days NorwayNOR
32 Kristianna Ullaland F 2 Dec 1878 26 Jan 1989 110 years, 55 days NorwayNOR
Gulli Bergendahl F 10 Dec 1904 3 Feb 2015 110 years, 55 days SwedenSWE
Petra Hogetveit F 3 Apr 1910 23 May 2020 110 years, 50 days NorwayNOR
Helvi Karki F 7 Dec 1906 23 Jan 2017 110 years, 47 days FinlandFIN
Gerda Muf F 16 Mar 1906 29 Apr 2016 110 years, 44 days DenmarkDEN
33 Harriet Holm F 13 Nov 1893 22 Dec 2003 110 years, 39 days NorwayNOR
34 Aasne Hustveit F 2 Dec 1879 17 Dec 1989 110 years, 15 days NorwayNOR
35 Hilda Grahn F 10 Jun 1888 24 Jun 1998 110 years, 14 days SwedenSWE
Karin Larsson F 17 May 1904 24 May 2014 110 years, 7 days SwedenSWE
Lydia Aslund F 14 Nov 1902 19 Nov 2012 110 years, 5 days SwedenSWE


Nordic emigrant supercentenarians

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Countries
1 Christian Mortensen M 16 Aug 1882 25 Apr 1998 115 years, 252 days DenmarkDENUnited StatesUSA
2 Esther Ecklund F 28 Oct 1901 12 Mar 2014 112 years, 135 days SwedenSWEUnited StatesUSA
Suoma Korkee F 30 May 1886 1 Aug 1998 112 years, 63 days FinlandFINUnited StatesUSA
Anna Nielsen F 2 Apr 1904 19 Jun 2015 111 years, 78 days DenmarkDENCanadaCAN
3 Julia Lyng F 22 Dec 1878 26 Feb 1990 111 years, 66 days NorwayNORUnited StatesUSA
4 Gunhild Foerster F 28 Dec 1893 4 Feb 2005 111 years, 38 days NorwayNORUnited StatesUSA
Nels Berger M 20 Oct 1885 22 Sep 1996 110 years, 338 days NorwayNORUnited StatesUSA
Conrad Johnson M 19 Jan 1904 23 Dec 2014 110 years, 338 days SwedenSWEUnited StatesUSA
Agnes Sultan F 15 Dec 1889 4 Sep 2000 110 years, 264 days SwedenSWEUnited StatesUSA
Anna Swenson F 5 Oct 1860 18 Jun 1971 110 years, 256 days NorwayNORUnited StatesUSA
Olga Nyman F 6 Apr 1886 15 Dec 1996 110 years, 253 days SwedenSWECanadaCAN
5 Bertha Wallin F 13 Jan 1874 5 Aug 1984 110 years, 205 days DenmarkDENUnited StatesUSA
6 Velgjer Svien F 10 Oct 1842 23 Jan 1953 110 years, 105 days NorwayNORUnited StatesUSA
7 Ingemund Peterson M 6 June 1894 21 Aug 2004 110 years, 76 days NorwayNORUnited StatesUSA
Olga Johnson F 31 Aug 1889 31 Oct 1999 110 years, 61 days SwedenSWEUnited StatesUSA
Ulla Lund F 25 July 1907 23 Aug 2017 110 years, 29 days DenmarkDENUnited StatesUSA
8 Anna Silverdahl F 30 Apr 1891 24 May 2001 110 years, 24 days SwedenSWEUnited StatesUSA
9 Gerda Morton F 11 Jan 1890 29 Jan 2000 110 years, 18 days SwedenSWEUnited StatesUSA

Other cases
  Lina Gilbertsen[1] F 10 Feb 1863 18 Mar 1973 110 years, 36 days NorwayNORUnited StatesUSA

Chronological list of the oldest living Nordic person since 1972

      Validated / Under 110       Living       Unvalidated

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Lifespan Country
of death
? 13 Feb 1972
Ane M Johansen F ? –107 9 Mar 1864 – 13 Feb 1972
107 years, 341 days
DenmarkDEN
13 Feb 1972 23 Feb 1975
(3 yrs, 10 days)
Anna M Johansson F 106–109 21 Nov 1865 – 23 Feb 1975
109 years, 94 days [2]
SwedenSWE
23 Feb 1975 13 Sept 1976
(1 yr, 203 days)
Johannes W Hansen M 107–109 10 Apr 1867 – 13 Sept 1976
109 years, 156 days
DenmarkDEN
13 Sep 1976 25 May 1977
(254 days)
Clara Hedwin F 107–108 16 Jan 1869 – 25 May 1977
108 years, 129 days
SwedenSWE
25 May 1977 11 June 1977
(17 days)
Andrea Pedersen F 107 31 Mar 1870 – 11 Jun 1977
107 years, 72 days
DenmarkDEN
11 Jun 1977 24 Aug 1977
(74 days)
Hulda Lie F 107 4 May 1870 – 24 Aug 1977
107 years, 112 days
NorwayNOR
24 Aug 1977 1 May 1978
(250 days)
Anna Wetterhall F 106–107 11 Oct 1870 – 1 May 1978
107 years, 202 days
SwedenSWE
1 May 1978 3 July 1978
(63 days)
Alfred Lagerstroem M 107 23 Mar 1871 – 3 July 1978
107 years, 102 days [3]
SwedenSWE
3 July 1978 25 July 1978
(22 days)
Anna Persson F 106 4 Aug 1871 – 25 July 1978
106 years, 355 days
SwedenSWE
25 July 1978 30 Aug 1978
(36 days)
Ludvig Froeysland M 106 17 Nov 1871 – 30 Aug 1978
106 years, 286 days
NorwayNOR
30 Aug
1978
19 Sep 1979
(1 yr, 20 days)
Karl Ljungberg M 106–107 20 Dec 1871 – 19 Sep 1979
107 years, 273 days
SwedenSWE
18 Mar 1981
(2 yrs, 200 days)
Carolina Nilsson F 106–109 20 Dec 1871 – 18 Mar 1981
109 years, 88 days
SwedenSWE
18 Mar 1981 30 Mar 1982
(1 yr, 12 days)
Julia Karlsson F 108–109 11 Apr 1872 – 30 Mar 1982
109 years, 353 days
SwedenSWE
30 Mar 1982 21 Jan 1986
(3 yrs, 297 days)
Wilhelmine Sande F 107–111 24 Oct 1874 – 21 Jan 1986
111 years, 89 days
SwedenSWE
21 Jan 1986 5 Jan 1987
(349 days)
Herman Smith-Johannsen M 110–111 15 June 1875 – 5 Jan 1987
111 years, 204 days
NorwayNOR
5 Jan 1987 20 Feb 1989
(2 yrs, 46 days)
Maren Bolette Torp F 110–112 21 Dec 1876 – 20 Feb 1989
112 years, 61 days
NorwayNOR
20 Feb 1989 31 Aug 1989
(192 days)
Fanny Nystroem F 110 30 Sep 1878 – 31 Aug 1989
110 years, 335 days
FinlandFIN
31 Aug 1989 17 Dec 1989
(108 days)
Aasne Hustveit F 109–110 2 Dec 1879 – 17 Dec 1989
110 years, 15 days
NorwayNOR
17 Dec 1989 28 Apr 1990
(132 days)
Ida Virenius F 108–109 7 Apr 1881 – 28 Apr 1990
109 years, 21 days
FinlandFIN
28 Apr 1990 21 Oct 1990
(176 days)
Alfrida Engblom F 108 11 Nov 1881 – 21 Oct 1990
108 years, 344 days
SwedenSWE
21 Oct 1990 9 June 1994
(3 yrs, 231 days)
Hulda Johansson F 108–112 24 Feb 1882 – 9 June 1994
112 years, 105 days
SwedenSWE
9 June 1994 19 Mar 1996
(1 yr, 284 days)
Anne Matthiesen F 109–111 26 Nov 1884 – 19 Mar 1996
111 years, 114 days
DenmarkDEN
19 Mar 1996 6 Mar 1998
(1 yr, 353 days)
Laura Svehaug F 109–111 19 Nov 1886 – 6 Mar 1998
111 years, 107 days
NorwayNOR
6 Mar 1998 17 June 2000
(2 yrs, 103 days)
Maria Rothovius F 110–112 2 Oct 1887 – 17 June 2000
112 years, 259 days
FinlandFIN
17 Jun 2000 4 Aug 2000
(48 days)
Karen Jespersen F 111 5 May 1889 – 4 Aug 2000
111 years, 91 days
DenmarkDEN
4 Aug 2000 20 Nov 2001
(1 yr, 108 days)
Elsa Moberg F 111–112 30 Jun 1889 – 20 Nov 2001
112 years, 143 days
SwedenSWE
20 Nov 2001 13 July 2002
(235 days)
Jenny Karlsson F 110 17 Oct 1891 – 13 July 2002
110 years, 269 days
SwedenSWE
13 July 2002 29 May 2003
(320 days)
Johanne Svensson F 110–111 24 Jan 1892 – 29 May 2003
111 years, 125 days
SwedenSWE
29 May 2003 6 Nov 2003
(161 days)
Anders Engberg M 110–111 1 July 1892 – 6 Nov 2003
111 years, 128 days
SwedenSWE
6 Nov 2003 22 Dec 2003
(46 days)
Harriet Holm F 109–110 13 Nov 1893 – 22 Dec 2003
110 years, 39 days
NorwayNOR
22 Dec 2003 3 Mar 2004
(72 days)
Borghild Nilsen F 110 2 Dec 1893 – 3 Mar 2004
110 years, 92 days
NorwayNOR
3 Mar 2004 31 Dec 2005
(1 yr, 303 days)
Hilda Haekkinen F 109–111 18 Mar 1894 – 31 Dec 2005
111 years, 288 days
FinlandFIN
31 Dec 2005 15 May 2008
(2 yrs, 136 days)
Astrid Zachrison F 110–113 15 May 1895 – 15 May 2008
113 years, 0 days
SwedenSWE
15 May 2008 1 Jan 2009
(231 days)
Aarne Arvonen M 110–111 4 Aug 1897 – 1 Jan 2009
111 years, 150 days
FinlandFIN
1 Jan 2009 9 Apr 2009
(98 days)
Jenny Hanssen F 109 30 Apr 1899 – 9 Apr 2009
109 years, 344 days
NorwayNOR
9 Apr 2009 9 June 2010
(1 yr, 61 days)
Gudrun Onshuus F 109–110 17 July 1899 – 9 June 2010
110 years, 327 days
NorwayNOR
9 June 2010 10 Jan 2011
(215 days)
Maria Eriksson F 110 28 Mar 1900 – 10 Jan 2011
110 years, 288 days
SwedenSWE
10 Jan 2011 31 Oct 2011
(294 days)
Helene Nilsen F 109–110 7 Apr 1901 – 31 Oct 2011
110 years, 207 days
NorwayNOR
31 Oct 2011 21 Apr 2012
(173 days)
Kristi Oektedalen F 109 29 Jun 1902 – 21 Apr 2012
109 years, 297 days
NorwayNOR
21 Apr 2012 2 Dec 2013
(1 yr, 225 days)
Ruth Engstrom F 109–111 23 Sept 1902 – 2 Dec 2013
111 years, 70 days
SwedenSWE
2 Dec 2013 12 Apr 2015
(1 yr, 131 days)
Selma Tuominen F 110–111 19 July 1903 – 12 Apr 2015
111 years, 267 days
FinlandFIN
12 Apr 2015 4 Jan 2017
(1 yr, 267 days)
Elisabet Ekenaes F 110–112 26 Dec 1904 – 4 Jan 2017
112 years, 9 days
NorwayNOR
4 Jan 2017 22 July 2017
(199 days)
Ellen Brandenborg F 110–111 7 Jan 1906 – 22 July 2017
111 years, 196 days
DenmarkDEN
22 July 2017 28 Mar 2018
(249 days)
Alice Ostlund F 110–111 8 Dec 1906 – 28 Mar 2018
111 years, 110 days
SwedenSWE
28 Mar 2018 24 July 2019
(1 yr, 118 days)
Carl Mattsson M 110–111 7 Mar 1908 – 24 July 2019
111 years, 139 days
SwedenSWE
24 July 2019 Present
1 years, 92 days
Karla L Jensen F 111–112* Born 7 May 1908
112 years, 170 days
Living in
DenmarkDEN

Chronological list of the oldest living Nordic man since 1983

      Validated / Under 110       Living       Unvalidated

From To Name Age when
oldest
Lifespan Country
of death
? 13 Sept 1976
Johannes W Hansen ? –109 10 Apr 1867 – 13 Sep 1976
109 years, 156 days
DenmarkDEN
? 3 July 1978
Alfred Lagerstroem ? –107 23 Mar 1871 – 3 July 1978
107 years, 102 days
SwedenSWE
3 July 1978 30 Aug 1978
(58 days)
Ludvig Froeysland 106 17 Nov 1871 – 30 Aug 1978
106 years, 286 days
NorwayNOR
30 Aug 1978 19 Sep 1979
(1 yr, 20 days)
Karl Ljungberg 106–107 20 Dec 1871 – 19 Sep 1979
107 years, 273 days
SwedenSWE
 ? 26 Jan 1983
Anton Jakobsen ? –108 13 Dec 1874 – 26 Jan 1983
108 years, 44 days
NorwayNOR
26 Jan 1983 5 Jan 1987
(3 yrs, 344 days)
Herman Smith-Johannsen 107–111 15 June 1875 – 5 Jan 1987
111 years, 204 days
NorwayNOR
5 Jan 1987 2 Nov 1987
(301 days)
Petter Iversen 108–109 13 Aug 1878 – 2 Nov 1987
109 years, 81 days
NorwayNOR
2 Nov 1987 28 May 1988
(208 days)
Johannes Hansen 108 28 July 1879 – 28 May 1988
108 years, 305 days
DenmarkDEN
28 May 1988 19 Dec 1989
(1 yr, 205 days)
Erik Arnegaard 106–107 25 Mar 1882 – 19 Dec 1989
107 years, 269 days
NorwayNOR
19 Dec 1989 5 July 1993
(3 yrs, 198 days)
Nikolaus Henriksson 106–109 11 Nov 1883 – 5 July 1993
109 years, 236 days
SwedenSWE
5 July 1993 3 Apr 1994
(272 days)
Oskar Pettersson 107–108 9 Sept 1885 – 3 Apr 1994
108 years, 206 days
SwedenSWE
3 Apr 1994 11 Apr 1995
(1 yr, 8 days)
Egard Andersson 107–108 9 Jan 1887 – 11 Apr 1995
108 years, 92 days
SwedenSWE
11 Apr 1995 22 Apr 1995
(11 days)
Arne Olaisen 106 19 Oct 1888 – 22 Apr 1995
106 years, 185 days
NorwayNOR
22 Apr 1995 16 Jan 1998
(2 yrs, 269 days)
Severin K Fosse 106–108 15 Feb 1889 – 16 Jan 1998
108 years, 335 days
NorwayNOR
16 Jan 1998 12 June 1998
(147 days)
Amund Vermedal 108 4 Dec 1889 – 12 June 1998
108 years, 190 days
NorwayNOR
12 Jun 1998 17 Jan 1999
(219 days)
Carl Silius Moeller 107–108 12 Oct 1890 – 17 Jan 1999
108 years, 97 days
DenmarkDEN
17 Jan 1999 25 Oct 1999
(281 days)
Nils Elowsson 108–109 23 Oct 1890 – 25 Oct 1999
109 years, 2 days
SwedenSWE
25 Oct 1999 6 Aug 2001
(1 yr, 285 days)
Nils Sundberg 107–109 23 Mar 1892 – 6 Aug 2001
109 years, 136 days
SwedenSWE
6 Aug 2001 6 Nov 2003
(2 yrs, 92 days)
Anders Engberg 109–111 1 July 1892 – 6 Nov 2003
111 years, 128 days
SwedenSWE
6 Nov 2003 16 Aug 2005
(1 yr, 283 days)
Vaino Hanhijoki 107–109 6 June 1896 – 16 Aug 2005
109 years, 71 days
FinlandFIN
16 Aug 2005 1 Jan 2009
(3 yrs, 138 days)
Aarne Arvonen 108–111 4 Aug 1897 – 1 Jan 2009
111 years, 150 days
FinlandFIN
1 Jan 2009 18 Apr 2010
(1 yr, 107 days)
Jorgen Rustad 108–109 12 Aug 1900 – 18 Apr 2010
109 years, 249 days
NorwayNOR
18 Apr 2010 30 Sept 2010
(165 days)
Helge Fjeldstad 107 7 Oct 1902 – 30 Sep 2010
107 years, 358 days
NorwayNOR
30 Sep 2010 8 Dec 2010
(69 days)
Nils Fritiof 107–108 2 Nov 1902 – 8 Dec 2010
108 years, 36 days
SwedenSWE
8 Dec 2010 13 June 2012
(1 yr, 188 days)
Sven Hedberg 106–108 13 Dec 1903 – 13 Jun 2012
108 years, 183 days
SwedenSWE
13 Jun 2012 6 Feb 2013
(238 days)
Aage Nielsen 107–108 29 Nov 1904 – 6 Feb 2013
108 years, 69 days
DenmarkDEN
6 Feb 2013 8 Dec 2014
(1 yr, 305 days)
Erik Andersson 107–109 28 Oct 1905 – 8 Dec 2014
109 years, 42 days
SwedenSWE
8 Dec 2014 15 May 2016
(1 yr, 159 days)
Georg Jensen 108–109 14 Jun 1906 – 15 May 2016
109 years, 336 days
DenmarkDEN
15 May 2016 23 July 2016
(69 days)
Carl Falck 108–109 27 May 1907 – 23 Jul 2016
109 years, 57 days
NorwayNOR
23 July 2016 24 July 2019
(3 yrs, 1 day)
Carl Mattsson 108–111 7 Mar 1908 – 24 July 2019
111 years, 139 days
SwedenSWE
24 July 2019 19 Aug 2019
(26 days)
Hjalmar Gregersen 108 9 Apr 1911 – 19 Aug 2019
108 years, 132 days
NorwayNOR
19 Aug 2019 Present
1 years, 66 days
Eloff G Rasmussen 107–108* Born 15 Feb 1912
108 years, 251 days
Living in
DenmarkDEN

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