These are lists of Norwegian supercentenarians (people from Norway who have attained the age of at least 110 years). The Gerontology Research Group has verified 17 such individuals which includes five emigrants.[1] Norway's oldest person ever was Maren Bolette Torp who died in 1989, aged 112 years, 61 days. Norway's oldest man ever was Herman Smith-Johannsen who died in 1987, aged 111 years, 204 days.
Currently, the oldest living person in Norway is Gudrun Nymoen, aged 109 years, 362 days.

See also: List of oldest living people in Norway

Norwegian supercentenarians

      Deceased (Validated)       Living       Pending       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age
1 Maren Bolette Torp F 21 Dec 1876 20 Feb 1989 112 years, 61 days
2 Elisabet Ekenaes [2] F 26 Dec 1904 4 Jan 2017 112 years, 9 days
3 Herman Smith-Johannsen M 15 June 1875 5 Jan 1987 111 years, 204 days
4 Laura Svehaug F 19 Nov 1886 6 Mar 1998 111 years, 107 days
5 Gudrun Onshuus F 17 July 1899 9 June 2010 110 years, 327 days
6 Helene Nilsen F 7 Apr 1901 31 Oct 2011 110 years, 207 days
7 Olav Hovatn M 23 Oct 1892 26 Apr 2003 110 years, 185 days
Ingeborg Mestad F 15 Dec 1899 5 June 2010 110 years, 172 days
Marie Andersen F 29 Sept 1909 16 Feb 2020 110 years, 140 days
8 Borghild Nilsen F 2 Dec 1893 3 Mar 2004 110 years, 92 days
Jenny Lindefjeld F 17 Apr 1905 28 June 2015 110 years, 72 days
9 Karen Svisdal F 16 Dec 1889 23 Feb 2000 110 years, 69 days
10 Kristianna Ullaland F 2 Dec 1878 26 Jan 1989 110 years, 55 days
Petra Hogetveit F 3 Apr 1910 23 May 2020 110 years, 50 days
11 Harriet Holm F 13 Nov 1893 22 Dec 2003 110 years, 39 days
12 Aasne Hustveit F 2 Dec 1879 17 Dec 1989 110 years, 15 days

Norwegian emigrant supercentenarians

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Region
of birth
Country
of death
1 Wilhelmine Sande F 24 Oct 1874 21 Jan 1986 111 years, 89 days Oestlandet SwedenSWE
2 Julia Lyng F 22 Dec 1878 26 Feb 1990 111 years, 66 days Troendelag United StatesUSA
3 Gunhild Foerster F 28 Dec 1893 4 Feb 2005 111 years, 38 days Oestlandet United StatesUSA
Nels Berger M 20 Oct 1885 22 Sep 1996 110 years, 338 days Oestlandet United StatesUSA
Anna Swenson F 5 Oct 1860 18 Jun 1971 110 years, 256 days Vestlandet United StatesUSA
4 Velgjer Svien F 10 Oct 1842 23 Jan 1953 110 years, 105 days Oestlandet United StatesUSA
5 Ingemund Peterson M 6 June 1894 21 Aug 2004 110 years, 76 days Oestlandet United StatesUSA
Other cases
Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Region
of birth
Country
of death
Lina Gilbertsen F 10 Feb 1863 18 Mar 1973 110 years, 36 days ? United StatesUSA

Oldest Norwegian person by region

This is a list of the oldest people by birth from each region.

      Deceased (Validated)       Unvalidated

Region Name Sex Birth Death Age
Nord-Norge Marie Andersen F 29 Sept 1909 16 Feb 2020 110 years, 140 days
Oestlandet Maren Bolette Torp F 21 Dec 1876 20 Feb 1989 112 years, 61 days
Soerlandet Olav Hovatn M 23 Oct 1892 26 Apr 2003 110 years, 185 days
Troendelag Julia Lyng F 22 Dec 1878 26 Feb 1990 111 years, 66 days
Vestlandet Laura Svehaug F 19 Nov 1886 6 Mar 1998 111 years, 107 days

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Norway since 1952

      Deceased (Verified) / Under 110       Living

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Lifespan Region
of death
? 27 Nov 1952
Maria Padderud F ? –106 23 Aug 1846 – 27 Nov 1952
106 years, 96 days
Oestlandet
27 Nov 1952 2 Oct 1953
(309 days)
Nils Monsen Sleire M 104–105 7 Dec 1847 – 2 Oct 1953
105 years, 299 days
Vestlandet
2 Oct 1953 17 Aug 1954
(319 days)
Karen Thorsen F 105 23 Sept 1848 – 17 Aug 1954
105 years, 328 days
Vestlandet
17 Aug 1954 7 Jan 1957
(2 yrs, 143 days)
Mathias Hansen Saether M 105–108 21 Oct 1848 – 7 Jan 1957
108 years, 78 days
Oestlandet
7 Jan 1957 19 July 1958
(1 yr, 193 days)
Vilhelmine Olsen F 106–108 22 Mar 1850 – 19 July 1958
108 years, 119 days
Nord-Norge
19 July 1958 24 Nov 1959
(1 yr, 128 days)
Marie Olsen F 108–109 1 May 1850 – 24 Nov 1959
109 years, 207 days
Soerlandet
24 Nov 1959 24 June 1960
(213 days)
Gjertrud Aas F 106 8 July 1853 – 24 June 1960
106 years, 352 days
Vestlandet
24 June 1960 27 Sept 1960
(95 days)
Madli Bjoerkenes F 105 4 Dec 1854 – 27 Sept 1960
105 years, 298 days
Vestlandet
27 Sept 1960 5 Nov 1961
(1 yr, 39 days)
Synnoeve Gundersen F 105–106 24 Dec 1854 – 5 Nov 1961
106 years, 316 days
Vestlandet
5 Nov 1961 2 May 1964
(2 yrs, 179 days)
Ellen Johnsen Hoddoe F 105–108 11 Dec 1855 – 2 May 1964
108 years, 143 days
Troendelag
2 May 1964 10 June 1966
(2 yrs, 39 days)
Beret Esp F 106–108 10 July 1857 – 10 Jun 1966
108 years, 335 days
Troendelag
10 Jun 1966 2 Feb 1968
(1 yr, 237 days)
Kristine Fredriksen F 105–107 17 Aug 1860 – 2 Feb 1968
107 years, 169 days
Soerlandet
2 Feb 1968 14 Apr 1969
(1 yr, 71 days)
Ingeborg Time F 104–106 1 Apr 1863 – 14 Apr 1969
106 years, 13 days
Vestlandet
14 Apr 1969 19 Apr 1969
(5 days)
Hans K Aasegg M 105 10 Oct 1863 – 19 Apr 1969
105 years, 191 days
Troendelag
19 Apr 1969 6 Feb 1972
(2 yrs, 293 days)
Tomine Seland F 104–107 21 Aug 1864 – 6 Feb 1972
107 years, 169 days
Soerlandet
6 Feb 1972 6 Apr 1974
(2 yrs, 59 days)
Martha Eike F 105–107 15 Aug 1866 – 6 Apr 1974
107 years, 234 days
Vestlandet
6 Apr 1974 14 Aug 1975
(1 yr, 130 days)
Olav K Holtan M 105–106 22 Oct 1868 – 14 Aug 1975
106 years, 296 days
Oestlandet
14 Aug 1975 24 Aug 1977
(2 yrs, 10 days)
Hulda Lie F 105–107 4 May 1870 – 24 Aug 1977
107 years, 112 days
Østlandet
24 Aug 1977 30 Aug 1978
(1 yr, 6 days)
Ludvig Froeysland M 105–106 17 Nov 1871 – 30 Aug 1978
106 years, 286 days
Vestlandet
30 Aug 1978 3 May 1979
(246 days)
Karl Holm M 105–106 4 Oct 1872 – 3 May 1979
106 years, 211 days
Oestlandet
3 May 1979 28 Feb 1981
(1 yr, 301 days)
Ingebrigt Johansen M 106–107 3 Apr 1873 – 28 Feb 1981
107 years, 331 days
Nord-Norge
28 Feb 1981 28 Jan 1984
(2 yrs, 334 days)
Inga Marie Nilsen F 106–109 18 Nov 1874 – 28 Jan 1984
109 years, 71 days
Oestlandet
28 Jan 1984 5 Jan 1987
(2 yrs, 342 days)
Herman Smith-Johannsen M 108–111 15 June 1875 – 5 Jan 1987
111 years, 204 days
Oestlandet
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
Oestlandet
20 Feb 1989 17 Dec 1989
(300 days)
Aasne T Hustveit F 109–110 2 Dec 1879 – 17 Dec 1989
110 years, 15 days
Oestlandet
17 Dec 1989 19 Dec 1989
(2 days)
Erik Arnegaard M 107 25 Mar 1882 – 19 Dec 1989
107 years, 269 days
Oestlandet
19 Dec 1989 24 Dec 1989
(5 days)
Klara Joergensen F 106 1 Aug 1883 – 24 Dec 1989
106 years, 145 days
Oestlandet
24 Dec 1989 13 Apr 1991
(1 yr, 110 days)
Inga Storstenvik F 106–107 15 Aug 1883 – 13 Apr 1991
107 years, 241 days
Troendelag
13 Apr 1991 11 Aug 1993
(2 yrs, 120 days)
Lydianna Endresen [3] F 107–109 21 Aug 1883 – 11 Aug 1993
109 years, 355 days
Nord-Norge
11 Aug 1993 29 Oct 1994
(1 yr, 79 days)
Ella Kristine Hagen F 108–109 31 Jan 1885 – 29 Oct 1994
109 years, 271 days
Oestlandet
29 Oct 1994 6 Mar 1998
(3 yrs, 128 days)
Laura Svehaug F 107–111 19 Nov 1886 – 6 Mar 1998
111 years, 107 days
Vestlandet
6 Mar 1998 12 June 1998
(98 days)
Amund Vermedal M 108 4 Dec 1889 – 12 June 1998
108 years, 190 days
Vestlandet
12 Jun 1998 23 Feb 2000
(1 yr, 256 days)
Karen Svisdal F 108–110 16 Dec 1889 – 23 Feb 2000
110 years, 69 days
Vestlandet
23 Feb 2000 19 Dec 2000
(300 days)
Herborg Tjoflot F 107–108 27 Feb 1892 – 19 Dec 2000
108 years, 296 days
Vestlandet
19 Dec 2000 26 Apr 2003
(2 yrs, 128 days)
Olav Hovatn M 108–110 23 Oct 1892 – 26 Apr 2003
110 years, 185 days
Sørlandet
26 Apr 2003 22 Dec 2003
(240 days)
Harriet Holm F 109–110 13 Nov 1893 – 22 Dec 2003
110 years, 39 days
Østlandet
22 Dec 2003 3 Mar 2004
(72 days)
Borghild Nilsen F 110 2 Dec 1893 – 3 Mar 2004
110 years, 92 days
Østlandet
3 Mar 2004 7 May 2004
(65 days)
Anna Gundersen F 109 1 Feb 1895 – 7 May 2004
109 years, 96 days
Vestlandet
7 May 2004 11 Dec 2004
(218 days)
Asborg Aarli F 107–108 20 May 1896 – 11 Dec 2004
108 years, 205 days
Soerlandet
11 Dec 2004 13 July 2005
(214 days)
Ingeborg Thuen [4] F 107–108 12 May 1897 – 13 July 2005
108 years, 62 days
Vestlandet
13 July 2005 20 Jan 2006
(191 days)
Inger Buchholdt F 108 10 July 1897 – 20 Jan 2006
108 years, 194 days
Oestlandet
20 Jan 2006 26 July 2006
(187 days)
Emma Bendiksen [5] F 107 21 Sep 1898 – 26 July 2006
107 years, 308 days
Nord-Norge
26 July 2006 25 Nov 2008
(2 yrs, 122 days)
Gunda Harangen [6] F 107–109 28 Dec 1898 – 25 Nov 2008
109 years, 333 days
Ostlandet
25 Nov 2008 9 Apr 2009
(135 days)
Jenny Ida Sofie Hanssen F 109 30 Apr 1899 – 9 Apr 2009
109 years, 344 days [7]
Nord-Norge
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
Ostlandet
9 June 2010 31 Oct 2011
(1 yr, 144 days)
Helene Nilsen [8] F 109–110 7 Apr 1901 – 31 Oct 2011
110 years, 207 days
Ostlandet
31 Oct 2011 21 Apr 2012
(173 days)
Kristi Oktedalen [9] F 109 29 Jun 1902 – 21 Apr 2012
109 years, 297 days
Oestlandet
21 Apr 2012 16 Aug 2012
(117 days)
Ragndid Slotfeldt-Ellingsen F 107–108 18 May 1904 – 16 Aug 2012
108 years, 90 days [10]
Oestlandet
16 Aug 2012 4 Jan 2017
(4 yrs, 143 days)
Elisabet Ekenaes [11] F 107–112 26 Dec 1904 – 4 Jan 2017
112 years, 9 days
Oestlandet
4 Jan 2017 28 Mar 2017
(83 days)
Ragnhild Haugen F 107 29 Apr 1909 – 28 Mar 2017
107 years, 333 days
Vestlandet
28 Mar 2017 27 Nov 2017
(244 days)
Torbjorn Overbo M 107–108 22 Aug 1909 – 27 Nov 2017
108 years, 97 days
Oestlandet
27 Nov 2017 16 Feb 2020
(2 yrs, 81 days)
Marie Andersen F 108–110 29 Sep 1909 – 16 Feb 2020
110 years, 140 days
Nord-Norge
16 Feb 2020 23 May 2020
(97 days)
Petra Hogetveit F 109–110 3 Apr 1910 – 23 May 2020
110 years, 50 days
Oestlandet
23 May 2020 Present
0 years, 153 days
Gudrun Nymoen F 109* Born 26 Oct 1910
109 years, 362 days
Living in
Oestlandet

Chronological list of the oldest living man in Norway since 1951

      Deceased (Validated) / Under 110       Living

From To Name Age when
oldest
Lifespan Region
of death
? 27 Feb 1951
Thrond Olsen ? –103 5 Oct 1847 – 27 Feb 1951
103 years, 145 days
Nord-Norge
27 Feb 1951 2 Oct 1953
(2 yrs, 217 days)
Nils Monsen Sleire 103–105 7 Dec 1847 – 2 Oct 1953
105 years, 299 days
Vestlandet
2 Oct 1953 7 Jan 1957
(3 yrs, 97 days)
Mathias Hansen Saether 104–108 21 Oct 1848 – 7 Jan 1957
108 years, 78 days
Oestlandet
7 Jan 1957 23 July 1957
(197 days)
Erik H Boerset 104–105 5 June 1852 – 23 July 1957
105 years, 48 days
Vestlandet
23 July 1957 25 Jan 1958
(186 days)
Hans Peter Jacobsen 103–104 30 Oct 1853 – 25 Jan 1958
104 years, 87 days
Oestlandet
25 Jan 1958 25 May 1958
(120 days)
Anders Stenehjem 103–104 24 Feb 1854 – 25 May 1958
104 years, 90 days
Vestlandet
25 May 1958 6 Jan 1959
(226 days)
Johan Saanum 102–103 17 Oct 1855 – 6 Jan 1959
103 years, 81 days
Soerlandet
6 Jan 1959 15 Aug 1962
(3 yrs, 221 days)
Andreas Sandberg 102–105 23 Sept 1856 – 15 Aug 1962
105 years, 326 days
Oestlandet
15 Aug 1962 12 Jan 1964
(1 yr, 150 days)
Gulbrand Morterud 103–105 20 Dec 1858 – 12 Jan 1964
105 years, 23 days
Oestlandet
12 Jan 1964 25 Sept 1965
(1 yr, 256 days)
Hans J Felde 103–104 2 Nov 1860 – 25 Sept 1965
104 years, 327 days
Oestlandet
25 Sep 1965 26 Jan 1967
(1 yr, 123 days)
Erik O Berg 103–105 11 Dec 1861 – 26 Jan 1967
105 years, 46 days
Vestlandet
26 Jan 1967 2 Oct 1967
(249 days)
Engebret Hatten 104–105 19 Sept 1862 – 2 Oct 1967
105 years, 13 days
Oestlandet
2 Oct 1967 13 Feb 1969
(1 yr, 134 days)
Kleng Skeie 104–105 3 Apr 1863 – 13 Feb 1969
105 years, 316 days
Vestlandet
13 Feb 1969 19 Apr 1969
(65 days)
Hans K Aasegg 105 10 Oct 1863 – 19 Apr 1969
105 years, 191 days
Troendelag
19 Apr 1969 28 Aug 1971
(2 yrs, 131 days)
Wilhelm Pedersen 104–106 21 Feb 1865 – 28 Aug 1971
106 years, 188 days
Oestlandet
28 Aug 1971 9 Oct 1972
(1 yr, 42 days)
Henrik Maeland 104–105 5 Dec 1866 – 9 Oct 1972
105 years, 309 days
Vestlandet
9 Oct 1972 14 Aug 1975
(2 yrs, 309 days)
Olav K Holtan 103–106 22 Oct 1868 – 14 Aug 1975
106 years, 296 days
Oestlandet
14 Aug 1975 26 May 1976
(286 days)
Anders Oedegaard 105–106 5 May 1870 – 26 May 1976
106 years, 21 days
Vestlandet
26 May 1976 31 Oct 1976
(158 days)
Isak Aarhus 105 18 Jan 1871 – 31 Oct 1976
105 years, 287 days
Soerlandet
31 Oct 1976 30 Aug 1978
(1 yr, 303 days)
Ludvig Froeysland 104–106 17 Nov 1871 – 30 Aug 1978
106 years, 286 days
Vestlandet
30 Aug 1978 3 May 1979
(246 days)
Karl Holm 105–106 4 Oct 1872 – 3 May 1979
106 years, 211 days
Oestlandet
3 May 1979 28 Feb 1981
(1 yr, 301 days)
Ingebrigt Johansen 106–107 3 Apr 1873 – 28 Feb 1981
107 years, 331 days
Nord-Norge
28 Feb 1981 26 Jan 1983
(1 yr, 332 days)
Anton Jakobsen 106–108 13 Dec 1874 – 26 Jan 1983
108 years, 44 days
Nord-Norge
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
Oestlandet
5 Jan 1987 2 Nov 1987
(301 days)
Petter Iversen 108–109 13 Aug 1878 – 2 Nov 1987
109 years, 81 days
Troendelag
2 Nov 1987 19 Dec 1989
(2 yrs, 47 days)
Erik Arnegaard 105–107 25 Mar 1882 – 19 Dec 1989
107 years, 269 days
Oestlandet
19 Dec 1989 12 June 1990
(178 days)
Arnt Sundli 105–106 11 Jan 1884 – 12 Jun 1990
106 years, 155 days
Oestlandet
12 Jun 1990 3 Aug 1990
(52 days)
Tjostolv Saetre 105 10 Feb 1885 – 3 Aug 1990
105 years, 174 days
Oestlandet
3 Aug 1990 19 Oct 1992
(2 yrs, 77 days)
Sigvart Eide 104–107 22 Aug 1885 – 19 Oct 1992
107 years, 58 days
Vestlandet
19 Oct 1992 30 Mar 1994
(1 yr, 162 days)
Ole K Svartas 105–106 8 June 1887 – 30 Mar 1994
106 years, 295 days
Oestlandet
30 Mar 1994 22 Apr 1995
(1 yr, 23 days)
Arne Olaisen 105–106 19 Oct 1888 – 22 Apr 1995
106 years, 185 days
Nord-Norge
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
Vestlandet
16 Jan 1998 12 June 1998
(147 days)
Amund Vermedal 108 4 Dec 1889 – 12 June 1998
108 years, 190 days
Vestlandet
12 Jun 1998 1 May 1999
(323 days)
Odd Oeyeflaten 106 26 May 1892 – 1 May 1999
106 years, 340 days
Vestlandet
1 May 1999 11 Aug 2000
(1 yr, 102 days)
Johannes Fosse 106–107 21 Sep 1892 – 11 Aug 2000
107 years, 325 days
Vestlandet
11 Aug 2000 26 Apr 2003
(2 yrs, 258 days)
Olav Hovatn 107–110 23 Oct 1892 – 26 Apr 2003
110 years, 185 days
Soerlandet
26 Apr 2003 31 July 2004
(1 yr, 96 days)
Karl Doelven 105–106 31 Aug 1897 – 31 July 2004
106 years, 335 days
Oestlandet
31 July 2004 6 Apr 2006
(1 yr, 249 days)
Alfred Ihlen [12] 104–105 30 June 1900 – 6 Apr 2006
105 years, 280 days
Oestlandet
6 Apr 2006 18 Apr 2010
(4 yrs, 12 days)
Jorgen Rustad [13] 105–109 12 Aug 1900 – 18 Apr 2010
109 years, 249 days
Oestlandet
18 Apr 2010 30 Sept 2010
(165 days)
Helge Fjeldstad 107 7 Oct 1902 – 30 Sept 2010
107 years, 358 days
Oestlandet
30 Sep 2010 10 Aug 2011
(314 days)
Haakon Skoien 104–105 29 Dec 1905 – 10 Aug 2011
105 years, 224 days
Oestlandet
10 Aug 2011 5 Dec 2011
(117 days)
Jakob P Gunnes 105 18 Feb 1906 – 5 Dec 2011
105 years, 290 days
Troendelag
5 Dec 2011 6 Apr 2012
(123 days)
Thorvald Netteland [14] 105–106 27 Mar 1906 – 6 Apr 2012
106 years, 10 days
Vestlandet
6 Apr 2012 15 Oct 2012
(192 days)
Birger Synsvoll [15] 105 31 Oct 1906 – 15 Oct 2012
105 years, 350 days
Vestlandet
15 Oct 2012 23 July 2016
(3 yrs, 282 days)
Carl Falck [16] 105–109 27 May 1907 – 23 July 2016
109 years, 57 days
Oestlandet
23 Jul 2016 27 Nov 2017
(1 yr, 127 days)
Torbjorn Overbo 106–108 22 Aug 1909 – 27 Nov 2017
108 years, 97 days
Oestlandet
27 Nov 2017 1 May 2018
(155 days)
George Nygaard 107–108 12 Jan 1910 – 1 May 2018
108 years, 109 days
Oestlandet
1 May 2018 19 Aug 2019
(1 yr, 110 days)
Hjalmar Gregersen 107–108 9 Apr 1911 – 19 Aug 2019
108 years, 132 days
Oestlandet
19 Aug 2019 14 Sept 2019
(26 days)
Alf Johansen 107 11 Mar 1912 – 14 Sept 2019
107 years, 187 days
Nord-Norge
14 Sept 2019 22 Nov 2019
(69 days)
Roar Gulbrandsen [17] 105 29 May 1914 – 22 Nov 2019
105 years, 177 days
Oestlandet
22 Nov 2019 14 Mar 2020
(113 days)
Alf Olsen [18] 105 14 June 1914 – 14 Mar 2020
105 years, 274 days
Vestlandet
14 Mar 2020 Present
0 years, 223 days
Vidar Eide 105–106* Born 3 July 1914
106 years, 112 days
Living in
Vestlandet

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