Rachel Wieselberg
Birth: 23 June 1883
Riga, Russian Empire (now Latvia)
Death: 6 June 1996
London, England, UK
Age: 112 years, 349 days
Country: LatviaLATUnited Kingdom UK
Unvalidated

Rachel Wieselberg (23 June 1883 – 6 June 1996) was a Latvian-born British supercentenarian who was the oldest living person in the United Kingdom at the time of her death. Her age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group.

Biography

Wieselberg was born on 23 June 1883 in Riga, Russian Empire (now the capital of Latvia). She emigrated to the United Kingdom, and in her later life she lived in London.

Wieselberg became the oldest living person in England following the death of 112 year-old Rebecca Hewison on 22 September 1994. She later became the oldest living person in the whole of the United Kingdom following the death of Northern-Irish born Scotswoman Annie Scott on 21 April 1996.

Wieselberg died on 6 June 1996 at the age of 112 years, 349 days. Following her death, Lucy Askew became the UK's oldest living person.

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United Kingdom's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

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