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 validated person born in Switzerland was Emma Duvoisin (1886–1997), who died at the age of 111 years, 87 days, though unvalidated Alice Schaufelberger (1908-2020), who died aged 112 years, 310 days, may be older.

Since the death of Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker on 16 November 2020, the oldest person in Switzerland is Marie Guerne (born 26 March 1912), of Bern.

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 1897 14 Feb 2010 112 years, 327 days PolandPOL Ticino
Alice Schaufelberger F 11 Jan 1908 16 Nov 2020 112 years, 310 days Aargau Zurich
2 Andree Fehr-de Boulay [2] F 7 Feb 1882 19 May 1993 111 years, 101 days FranceFRA Aargau
3 Emma Duvoisin [3] F 5 July 1886 30 Sept 1997 111 years, 87 days Bern Geneva
Nina Hofer-Lustenberger F 28 Nov 1904 2 Nov 2015 110 years, 339 days Lucerne Lucerne
Hedwig Hosig F 12 Aug 1903 31 May 2014 110 years, 292 days Bern Bern
Alice Roffler-Waldmeier F 14 Apr 1904 26 Jan 2015 110 years, 287 days Solothurn Basel-Landschaft
Adelheid Wehrle-Rieger F 19 Nov 1899 28 May 2010 110 years, 190 days Basel-Stadt Basel-Stadt
Anna Huber F 5 Apr 1899 1 Sept 2009 110 years, 149 days Solothurn Solothurn
Anna Ringier-Kieser [4] F 12 Apr 1896 3 Sept 2006 110 years, 144 days Aargau Aargau
4 Mathilde Bonzo-Wrede F 29 May 1890 8 June 2000 110 years, 10 days GermanyGER Zurich

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 1887 12 June 1998 111 years, 48 days Bern United StatesUSA
Marguerite Nerny [5] F 28 July 1905 17 Dec 2015  110 years, 142 days Vaud CanadaCAN
Charlotte Feigel

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F 9 Dec 1909 19 Apr 2020 110 years, 132 days Geneva GermanyGER
Anna Leglise F 1 Sep 1910 Living 110 years, 142 days Thurgau FranceFRA
Clara Schonholzer F 8 Dec 1899 29 Jan 2010 110 years, 52 days Zurich GermanyGER
Anna Schwab F 6 Feb 1868 14 Feb 1978 110 years, 8 days Bern United StatesUSA

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 1982 21 Aug 1984
(2 yrs, 31 days)
Ada Duvoisin F 107–109 29 Mar 1875 – 21 Aug 1984
109 years, 145 days
Geneva
21 Aug 1984 25 Nov 1986
(2 yrs, 96 days)
Fritz Bosch M 107–109 25 Feb 1877 – 25 Nov 1986
109 years, 273 days
Fribourg
25 Nov 1986 19 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 1988 28 Aug 1989
(1 yr, 221 days)
Anita Canonica F 108–109 3 Dec 1879 – 28 Aug 1989
109 years, 268 days
Ticino
28 Aug 1989 22 Apr 1990
(237 days)
Suzanne Monney-Perrin F 108–109 1 Nov 1880 – 22 Apr 1990
109 years, 172 days
Vaud
22 Apr 1990 5 Jan 1991
(258 days)
Marie Huber-Christen F 108–109 25 Oct 1881 – 5 Jan 1991
109 years, 72 days
Zurich
5 Jan 1991 18 Jan 1991
(13 days)
Maria Schaerer-Burckhardt F 108 2 Feb 1882 – 18 Jan 1991
108 years, 350 days
Bern
18 Jan 1991 19 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 1993 18 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 1997 4 June 1999
(1 yr, 247 days)
Hanna Schiess F 107–109 4 Nov 1889 – 4 June 1999
109 years, 212 days
Vaud
4 June 1999 8 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 2000 31 July 2000
(53 days)
Frieda Schopf F 109 17 Nov 1890 – 31 July 2000
109 years, 257 days
Lucerne
31 July 2000 11 June 2001
(315 days)
Sophie Hew-Schenker F 108 23 June 1892 – 11 June 2001
108 years, 353 days
Grisons
11 June 2001 30 Dec 2001
(202 days)
Catherine Amoos F 108 21 Apr 1893 – 30 Dec 2001
108 years, 253 days
Valais
30 Dec 2001 20 Jan 2002
(21 days)
Jules Nidegger M 108 26 May 1893 – 20 Jan 2002
108 years, 239 days
Vaud
20 Jan 2002 22 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 2003 9 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 2004 2 Oct 2004
(85 days)
Suzanne Jaccard F 109 21 May 1895 – 2 Oct 2004
109 years, 134 days
Neuchatel
2 Oct 2004 3 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 2006 14 Feb 2010
(3 yrs, 164 days)
Rosa Rein F 109–112 24 Mar 1897 – 14 Feb 2010
112 years, 327 days
Ticino
14 Feb 2010 28 May 2010
(103 days)
Adelheid Wehrle-Rieger F 110 19 Nov 1899 – 28 May 2010
110 years, 190 days
Basel-Stadt
28 May 2010 13 Feb 2012
(1 yr, 261 days)
Pierre Gremion M 108–109 5 Mar 1902 – 13 Feb 2012
109 years, 345 days
Fribourg
13 Feb 2012 6 Mar 2012
(22 days)
Louise Mafli F 108 9 May 1903 – 6 Mar 2012
108 years, 302 days
Zurich
6 Mar 2012 31 May 2014
(2 yrs, 86 days)
Hedwig Hosig F 108–110 12 Aug 1903 – 31 May 2014
110 years, 292 days
Bern
31 May 2014 26 Jan 2015
(240 days)
Alice Roffler-Waldmeier F 110 14 Apr 1904 – 26 Jan 2015
110 years, 287 days
Basel-Landschaft
26 Jan 2015 2 Nov 2015
(280 days)
Nina Hofer-Lustenberger F 110 28 Nov 1904 – 2 Nov 2015
110 years, 339 days
Lucerne
2 Nov 2015 27 Dec 2016
(1 yr, 55 days)
Lucrezia Furceri F 108–109 4 May 1907 – 27 Dec 2016
109 years, 237 days
Ticino
27 Dec 2016 3 Mar 2017
(66 days)
Germaine Broyon F 109 5 Nov 1907 – 3 Mar 2017
109 years, 118 days
Vaud
3 Mar 2017 27 Aug 2017
(177 days)
Helene Stehle F 109 6 Dec 1907 – 27 Aug 2017
109 years, 264 days
Basel-Stadt
27 Aug 2017 28 Dec 2017
(123 days)
Frieda Binz-Schoch F 109 10 Jan 1908 – 28 Dec 2017
109 years, 352 days
Bern
28 Dec 2017 16 Nov 2020
(2 years, 324 days)
Alice Schaufelberger F 109–112 11 Jan 1908 – 16 Nov 2020
112 years, 310 days
Zurich
16 Nov 2020 Present
0 years, 66 days
Marie Guerne F 108* Born 26 Mar 1912
108 years, 301 days
Living in
Bern

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 2002 19 Oct 2002
(272 days)
Alex Montani 107–108 13 Oct 1894 – 19 Oct 2002
108 years, 6 days
Valais
19 Oct 2002 16 Apr 2004
(1 yr, 180 days)
Gottfried Zimmermann 104–106 14 Feb 1898 – 16 Apr 2004
106 years, 62 days
Schwyz
16 Apr 2004 2 Nov 2006
(2 yrs, 200 days)
Fritz Feldmann 104–107 12 May 1899 – 2 Nov 2006
107 years, 174 days
Bern
2 Nov 2006 13 Feb 2012
(5 yrs, 103 days)
Pierre Gremion 104–109 5 Mar 1902 – 13 Feb 2012
109 years, 345 days
Fribourg
13 Feb 2012 27 Feb 2012
(14 days)
Hans Schaeren 107 26 Sept 1904 – 27 Feb 2012
107 years, 154 days
Bern
27 Feb 2012 25 Mar 2013
(1 yr, 26 days)
Othmar Balzer 105–106 24 June 1906 – 25 Mar 2013
106 years, 274 days
Geneva
25 Mar 2013 15 July 2013
(112 days)
Otto Meier-Masciadri 105–106 3 May 1907 – 15 July 2013
106 years, 73 days
Thurgau
15 July 2013 Mar 2014
(229 days+)
Arthur Mueller-Hunziker 105-106 17 Aug 1907 – Mar 2014
106 years, 196 days+
Basel-Landschaft
Mar 2014 28 May 2015
(1 yr, 58 days+)
Werner Tschaggelar 106–107 5 Nov 1907 – 28 May 2015
107 years, 204 days
Bern
28 May 2015 30 Mar 2016
(307 days)
Felix Sierro 107–108 21 Mar 1908 – 30 Mar 2016
108 years, 9 days
Valais
30 Mar 2016 7 May 2017
(1 yr, 38 days)
Battista Sargenti 107–108 3 Oct 1908 – 7 May 2017
108 years, 216 days
Geneva
7 May 2017 7 Jan 2019
(1 yr, 245 days)
Herbert Kreibich 107–108 24 Mar 1910 – 7 Jan 2019
108 years, 289 days
Vaud
7 Jan 2019 fl.Dec 2019
(fl.358 days)
Walter Berger 107–108 1911 – fl.Dec 2019
fl.108+ years
Bern?
fl.Dec 2019 Present
fl.1 years, 21 days
Alfred Ziegler 106–107* Born 22 Feb 1913
107 years, 333 days+
Living in BZurich

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