|Irmgard von Stephani|
|Birth:||20 September 1895|
|Death:||5 October 2007|
|Age:||112 years, 15 days|
Imgard von Stephani (20 September 1895 – 5 October 2007) was a German supercentenarian who had been the oldest living person in Germany from the death of Frieda Müller on 21 July 2005 until her death on 5 October 2007.
Von Stephani was born in Kassel and spent her youth in Celle with her mother and sister after the passing of her father, a civil servant. In 1915 she went to Berlin.
Being an aristocratic did not demand to learn a profession but having a wealthy marriage but von Stephani never married or had children, so she started working as house keeper and nanny. She moved to Lankwitz around 1930 where she was living for another seven decades. In her 80s she inherited the mansion of her last employer but committed it to her relatives. Being convinced not to had an interesting life she traced her longevity to renouncing alcohol, cigarettes and being sportive. Being 111 von Stephani lived on her own until May 2007 when she moved into a nursing home where she spent her last months. Although having troubles with her eyesight and hearing she used to walk by an aid.
|Germany's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • E)|
Maria Corba • Elfried Libbert • Paula Baumgartner • Gertrud Pannwitz • Ottilie Aleith • Karolina Kruger • Pauline Spyra • Wilhelm Lehnen • Marie Stegmann • Wilhelm Schorner • Maria Laqua • Rosalia Hasenkampf • Magdalene Regener • Anna Stephan • Lina Zimmer • Hermann Dornemann • Frieda Muller • Irmgard von Stephani • Elsa Tauser • Frieda Borchert • Emma Joisten • Alwine Werner • Zhenya Broytman • Frieda Schmidt • Berta Zeisler • Charlotte Bauch • Karolina Grober • Elisabeth Schneider • Gertrud Henze • Frieda Szwillus • Johanna Klink • Charlotte Klamroth • Margarete Dannheimer • Else Ronsch • Herta Oeser • Gustav Gerneth