Helfrid Eriksson
Helfrid Eriksson
Helfrid Eriksson on her 109th birthday.
Birth: 23 June 1908
Pernå, Southern Finland, Finland

110 years, 22 days

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Helfrid Eriksson (born 23 June 1908) is a Finnish centenarian. She became the oldest person in Finland on 23 January 2017, then aged 108, following the death of 110-year-old Helvi Karki.


Helfrid Eriksson was born on 23 June 1908 in Pernå, Southern Finland, Finland. Her father was a bricklayer and her mother a housewife. Helfrid and her sister studied at a girls' school in Helsinki. She married taxi driver Paul Eriksson and they had a daughter and two sons. Her mother and father lived to be 95 years old.



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