Elsa Tilkanen
Birth: 26 September 1896
Pöytyä, Finland
Death: 5 December 2006
Pöytyä, Finland
Age: 110 years, 70 days
Country: FIN FlagFIN

Elsa Vilhelmiina Tilkanen (26 September 1896 – 5 December 2006) was Finland's oldest living resident. She is Finland's sixth oldest person whose age is not disputed. She became the oldest living person in Finland on 18 April 2006, after the death of Anna Hagman.

Tilkanen died on 5 December 2006, at the age of 110 years, 70 days. After her death, Aarne Arvonen became the oldest person in Finland.


Gerontology Research Group

Finland's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Hilda Hakkinen • Anna Hagman • Elsa Tilkanen • Aarne Arvonen • Viljo Kekola • Jussi Leskinen • Selma Tuominen • Helvi Karki • Helfrid Eriksson

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