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Gudrun Onshuus
Gudrun
Birth: 17 July 1899
Norway
Death: 9 June 2010
Drammen, Norway
Age: 110 years, 327 days
Country: NOR FlagNOR
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Gudrun Jofried Onshuus (née Omdahl) (17 July 1899 – 9 June 2010) was a Norwegian supercentenarian. She was the oldest woman in Norway at the time of her death at the age of 110. Upon her passing, she was the last surviving Norwegian person who was born in the 1800s.

Biography

Her mother was Jessie Omdahl. Her father and uncle owned leather factory Marcus & Ewald Omdahl. She attended boarding school in Newcastle for one year. Gudrun Onshuus married in 1925, but became a widow in 1948. She lived in Drammen most of her life. At the time she was 103 years old, she moved into the Fjellbo care home, where she lived the rest of her life.[1]

References

  • www.grg.org
  1. Gudrun Omdahl Onshuus (109) er Norges eldste Drammens Tidende, 10 April 2009

Norway's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Ellen Hoddo • Beret Esp • Kristine Fredriksen • Ingeborg Time • Tomine Seland • Martha Eike • Olav Holtan • Hulda Lie • Ludvig Froysland • Karl Holm • Ingebrigt Johansen • Inga Nilsen • Herman Smith-Johannsen • Maren Bolette Torp • Aasne Hustveit • Erik Arnegard • Klara Jorgensen • Inga Storstenvik • Lydianna Endresen • Ella Hagen • Laura Svehaug • Amund Vermedal • Karen Svisdal • Herborg Tjoflot • Olav Hovatn • Harriet Holm • Borghild Nilsen • Anna Gundersen • Asborg Aarli • Ingeborg Thuen • Inger Buchholdt • Emma Bendiksen • Gunda Harangen • Ida Sofie Hanssen • Gudrun Onshuus • Helene Nilsen • Kristi Oktedalen • Ragndid Slotfeldt-Ellingsen • Elisabet Ekenaes • Ragnhild HaugenTorbjorn OverboMarie Andersen

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