Nils Elowsson
Nils Elowsson
Nils Elowsson at 100.
Birth: 23 October 1890
Broby, Kristianstad, Sweden
Death: 25 October 1999
Kristianstad, Scania, Sweden
Age: 109 years, 2 days
Country: SwedenSWE
Centenarian

Nils Elowsson (23 October 1890 – 25 October 1999) was a Swedish politician, journalist and centenarian who became the oldest living man in Sweden.

Biography

Nils Johan Elowsson was born in Broby, Kristianstads lan, Sweden on 23 October 1890. He began his career as a journalist in 1917, and eventually became the editor of the Swedish newspaper "Läns-Demokraten" in 1932. The newspaper was closed down in 1957. He was a party member of socialdemokraterna and a member of the Parliament Riksdag 1940–1963 (24 years). At the age of 89 he became the author of a book called "Det var på snapphanens tid".

Elowsson died in Kristianstad, Skane lan, Sweden, on 25 October 1999 at the age of 109 years, 2 days. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living man in Sweden.

References


Sweden's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Nils ElowssonNils Sundberg • Anders Engberg • John Mikus • (Unknown) • Josef Fahlqvist • Bengt Helldal • Herner Larsson • Nils Fritiof • Sven Hedberg • Erik Andersson • Albert Andersson • Tore Eriksson • Carl Mattsson • Ernst BlixtGoesta VestlundGoesta BerggrenPawel Frydman

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