Maria Rothovius
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Maria Rothovius in 1992.
Birth: 2 October 1887
Uusimaa, Finland
Death: 17 June 2000
Ikaalinen, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Age: 112 years, 259 days
Country: FIN FlagFIN

Maria [Maija] Rothovius (2 October 1887 – 17 June 2000) was a Finnish supercentenarian and the longevity recordholder of Finland. 


Lempi Maria Rothovius was born on 2 October 1887 as the third child of her parents. After visiting the Business College Helsinki she took to the banking sector, where she worked throughout her working life. She worked in banks in several locations. Since then, Maria Rothovius worked, inter alia, as a people's welfare officer and kept the pupils' dormitory in the home town of Ikaalinen.

Rothovius passed away on 17 June 2000 at the age of 112 years, 259 days.


Finland's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Fanny NystromIda Virenius • Anonymous (Oulu) • Amanda Moksi • Maria Rothovius • Hilda Hakkinen • Anna Hagman • Elsa Tilkanen • Aarne Arvonen • Viljo Kekola • Jussi Leskinen • Selma Tuominen • Helvi Karki • Helfrid Eriksson • Saara Ahonen

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