Ruth Engström
Ruth Engstrom
Birth: 23 September 1902
Nybro, Kalmar, Sweden
Death: 2 December 2013
Stockholm, Sweden
Age: 111 years, 70 days
Country: SwedenSWE
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Ruth Engstrom [Swedish: Rut Engström] (23 September 1902 – 2 December 2013) was a validated Swedish supercentenarian.

She was born in Nybro. She owned a store that sold hats and accessories before marrying Folke Engstrom in the early 1920s. He got a job in a match factory in India, so the couple moved there and lived in Calcutta and Bombay. Altogether, the family stayed there for more than 30 years.

The family returned to Sweden in the early 1950s. Folke died of lung cancer in 1966. Ruth Engstrom herself died on 2 December 2013, at the age of 111 years, 70 days.

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Sweden's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

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