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This page contains lists regarding Swiss supercentenarians, the oldest of whom was Polish-born Rosa Rein (1897–2010), who died at the age of 112 years, 327 days. The oldest person born in Switzerland was Emma Duvoisin (1886–1997), who died at the age of 111 years, 87 days.

Since the death of Frieda Binz-Schoch on 28 December 2017, the oldest person in Switzerland is Alice Schaufelberger (born 11 January 1908), of Zurich.

Living Swiss supercentenarians

      Validated       Pending       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Age Canton or Country of
birth death
Alice Schaufelberger F 11 Jan 1908 112 years, 257 days AargauZurich

See also: List of oldest living people in Switzerland

Swiss supercentenarians

      Deceased (Validated)       Pending       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Canton or Country of
birth death
1 Rosa Rein [1] F 24 Mar 189714 Feb 2010 112 years, 327 days POL FlagPOLTicino
Alice Schaufelberger F 11 Jan 1908 Living 112 years, 257 days AargauZurich
2 Andree Fehr-de Boulay [2] F 7 Feb 188219 May 1993 111 years, 101 days FRA FlagFRAAargau
3 Emma Duvoisin [3] F 5 July 188630 Sept 1997 111 years, 87 days BernGeneva
Nina Hofer-Lustenberger F 28 Nov 19042 Nov 2015 110 years, 339 days LucerneLucerne
Hedwig Hosig F 12 Aug 190331 May 2014 110 years, 292 days BernBern
Alice Roffler-Waldmeier F 14 Apr 190426 Jan 2015 110 years, 287 days SolothurnBasel-Landschaft
Adelheid Wehrle-Rieger F 19 Nov 189928 May 2010 110 years, 190 days Basel-StadtBasel-Stadt
Anna Huber F 5 Apr 18991 Sept 2009 110 years, 149 days SolothurnSolothurn
Anna Ringier-Kieser [4] F 12 Apr 18963 Sept 2006 110 years, 144 days AargauAargau
4 Mathilde Bonzo-Wrede F 29 May 18908 June 2000 110 years, 10 days GER FlagGERZurich

Rein was born in Dzieckowice, near Myslowice, which was then part of the German Empire. It is now in Poland.
 

Swiss emigrant supercentenarians

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Canton
of birth
Country
Rosa Blaser Clark F 25 Apr 188712 June 1998 111 years, 48 days Bern USA FlagUSA
Marguerite Nerny [5] F 28 July 190517 Dec 2015  110 years, 142 days Vaud CAN FlagCAN
Charlotte Feigel

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F 9 Dec 190919 Apr 2020 110 years, 132 days Geneva GER FlagGER
Clara Schonholzer F 8 Dec 189929 Jan 2010 110 years, 52 days Zurich GER FlagGER
Anna Schwab F 6 Feb 186814 Feb 1978 110 years, 8 days Bern USA FlagUSA

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Switzerland since 1982

      Deceased (Validated) / Under 110       Living       Pending       Unvalidated

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Lifespan Canton of death
 ?21 July 1982
Giustina Giardino-Bianco F  ? –109 27 Sept 1872 – 21 July 1982
109 years, 297 days
Geneva
21 July 198221 Aug 1984
(2 yrs, 31 days)
Ada Duvoisin F 107–109 29 Mar 1875 – 21 Aug 1984
109 years, 145 days
Geneva
21 Aug 198425 Nov 1986
(2 yrs, 96 days)
Fritz Bosch M 107–109 25 Feb 1877 – 25 Nov 1986
109 years, 273 days
Fribourg
25 Nov 198619 Jan 1988
(1 yr, 55 days)
Bertha Bournoud-Bucher F 107–108 27 Jan 1879 – 19 Jan 1988
108 years, 357 days
Vaud
19 Jan 198828 Aug 1989
(1 yr, 221 days)
Anita Canonica F 108–109 3 Dec 1879 – 28 Aug 1989
109 years, 268 days
Ticino
28 Aug 198922 Apr 1990
(237 days)
Suzanne Monney-Perrin F 108–109 1 Nov 1880 – 22 Apr 1990
109 years, 172 days
Vaud
22 Apr 19905 Jan 1991
(258 days)
Marie Huber-Christen F 108–109 25 Oct 1881 – 5 Jan 1991
109 years, 72 days
Zurich
5 Jan 199118 Jan 1991
(13 days)
Maria Schaerer-Burckhardt F 108 2 Feb 1882 – 18 Jan 1991
108 years, 350 days
Bern
18 Jan 199119 May 1993
(2 yrs, 121 days)
Andree Fehr-de Boulay F 108–111 7 Feb 1882 – 19 May 1993
111 years, 101 days
Aargau
19 May 199318 Nov 1994
(1 yr, 183 days)
Cecile Ida Ritter F 107–109 27 Aug 1885 – 18 Nov 1994
109 years, 82 days
Bern
18 Nov 1994 30 Sept 1997
(2 yrs, 316 days)
Emma Duvoisin F 108–111 5 July 1886 – 30 Sept 1997
111 years, 87 days
Geneva
30 Sep 19974 June 1999
(1 yr, 247 days)
Hanna Schiess F 107–109 4 Nov 1889 – 4 June 1999
109 years, 212 days
Vaud
4 June 19998 June 2000
(1 yr, 4 days)
Mathilde Bonzo-Wrede F 109–110 29 May 1890 – 8 June 2000
110 years, 10 days
Zurich
8 June 200031 July 2000
(53 days)
Frieda Schopf F 109 17 Nov 1890 – 31 July 2000
109 years, 257 days
Lucerne
31 July 200011 June 2001
(315 days)
Sophie Hew-Schenker F 108 23 June 1892 – 11 June 2001
108 years, 353 days
Grisons
11 June 200130 Dec 2001
(202 days)
Catherine Amoos F 108 21 Apr 1893 – 30 Dec 2001
108 years, 253 days
Valais
30 Dec 200120 Jan 2002
(21 days)
Jules Nidegger M 108 26 May 1893 – 20 Jan 2002
108 years, 239 days
Vaud
20 Jan 200222 May 2003
(1 yr, 122 days)
Emma Soller-Kellenberger F 107–108 23 July 1894 – 22 May 2003
108 years, 303 days
Thurgau
22 May 20039 July 2004
(1 yr, 48 days)
Maria Siegrist-Stampfli F 108–109 6 Nov 1894 – 9 July 2004
109 years, 246 days
Solothurn
9 July 20042 Oct 2004
(85 days)
Suzanne Jaccard F 109 21 May 1895 – 2 Oct 2004
109 years, 134 days
Neuchatel
2 Oct 20043 Sept 2006
(1 yr, 336 days)
Anna Ringier-Kieser F 108–110 12 Apr 1896 – 3 Sept 2006
110 years, 144 days
Aargau
3 Sept 200614 Feb 2010
(3 yrs, 164 days)
Rosa Rein F 109–112 24 Mar 1897 – 14 Feb 2010
112 years, 327 days
Ticino
14 Feb 201028 May 2010
(103 days)
Adelheid Wehrle-Rieger F 110 19 Nov 1899 – 28 May 2010
110 years, 190 days
Basel-Stadt
28 May 201013 Feb 2012
(1 yr, 261 days)
Pierre Gremion M 108–109 5 Mar 1902 – 13 Feb 2012
109 years, 345 days
Fribourg
13 Feb 20126 Mar 2012
(22 days)
Louise Mafli F 108 9 May 1903 – 6 Mar 2012
108 years, 302 days
Zurich
6 Mar 201231 May 2014
(2 yrs, 86 days)
Hedwig Hosig F 108–110 12 Aug 1903 – 31 May 2014
110 years, 292 days
Bern
31 May 201426 Jan 2015
(240 days)
Alice Roffler-Waldmeier F 110 14 Apr 1904 – 26 Jan 2015
110 years, 287 days
Basel-Landschaft
26 Jan 20152 Nov 2015
(280 days)
Nina Hofer-Lustenberger F 110 28 Nov 1904 – 2 Nov 2015
110 years, 339 days
Lucerne
2 Nov 201527 Dec 2016
(1 yr, 55 days)
Lucrezia Furceri F 108–109 4 May 1907 – 27 Dec 2016
109 years, 237 days
Ticino
27 Dec 20163 Mar 2017
(66 days)
Germaine Broyon F 109 5 Nov 1907 – 3 Mar 2017
109 years, 118 days
Vaud
3 Mar 201727 Aug 2017
(177 days)
Helene Stehle F 109 6 Dec 1907 – 27 Aug 2017
109 years, 264 days
Basel-Stadt
27 Aug 201728 Dec 2017
(123 days)
Frieda Binz-Schoch F 109 10 Jan 1908 – 28 Dec 2017
109 years, 352 days
Bern
28 Dec 2017 Present
2 years, 271 days
Alice Schaufelberger F 109–112* Born 11 Jan 1908
112 years, 257 days
Living in
Zurich

Chronological list of the oldest living man in Switzerland since 2002

      Deceased (Validated) / Under 110       Living       Pending       Unvalidated

From To Name Age when
oldest
Lifespan Canton of death
?20 Jan 2002
Jules Nidegger ?–108 26 May 1893 – 20 Jan 2002
108 years, 239 days
Vaud
20 Jan 200219 Oct 2002
(272 days)
Alex Montani 107–108 13 Oct 1894 – 19 Oct 2002
108 years, 6 days
Valais
19 Oct 200216 Apr 2004
(1 yr, 180 days)
Gottfried Zimmermann 104–106 14 Feb 1898 – 16 Apr 2004
106 years, 62 days
Schwyz
16 Apr 20042 Nov 2006
(2 yrs, 200 days)
Fritz Feldmann 104–107 12 May 1899 – 2 Nov 2006
107 years, 174 days
Bern
2 Nov 200613 Feb 2012
(5 yrs, 103 days)
Pierre Gremion 104–109 5 Mar 1902 – 13 Feb 2012
109 years, 345 days
Fribourg
13 Feb 201227 Feb 2012
(14 days)
Hans Schaeren 107 26 Sept 1904 - 27 Feb 2012
107 years, 154 days
Bern
27 Feb 201225 Mar 2013
(1 yr, 26 days)
Othmar Balzer 105–106 24 June 1906 - 25 Mar 2013
106 years, 274 days
Geneva
25 Mar 201315 July 2013
(112 days)
Otto Meier-Masciadri 105–106 3 May 1907 - 15 July 2013
106 years, 73 days
Thurgau
15 July 2013Mar 2014
(229 days+)
Arthur Mueller-Hunziker 105-106 17 Aug 1907 - Mar 2014
106 years, 196 days+
Basel-Landschaft
Mar 201428 May 2015
(1 yr, 58 days+)
Werner Tschaggelar 106–107 5 Nov 1907 - 28 May 2015
107 years, 204 days
Bern
28 May 201530 Mar 2016
(307 days)
Felix Sierro 107–108 21 Mar 1908 - 30 Mar 2016
108 years, 9 days
Valais
30 Mar 20167 May 2017
(1 yr, 38 days)
Battista Sargenti 107–108 3 Oct 1908 - 7 May 2017
108 years, 216 days
Geneva
7 May 20177 Jan 2019
(1 yr, 245 days)
Herbert Kreibich 107–108 24 Mar 1910 - 7 Jan 2019
108 years, 289 days
Vaud
7 Jan 2019 Present
1 years, 261 days
Walter Berger 107–108* Born 1911
108 years, 268 days+
Living in Bern?

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