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Johanna Leeuwenburg-Hordijk
Johanna Leeuwenburg-Hordijk
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Johanna Leeuwenburg-Hordijk (25 January 1867 - 25 September 1975) was the oldest living person in the Netherlands after the death of Elisabeth van der Burg-Leusveld on 16 January 1973.

Biography

Johanna Leeuwenburg-Hordijk, also known as 'Opoe Leeuwenburg', was born in Charlois, a neighbourhood in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on 25 January 1867 to parents Jan Hordijk and Geertrui Sloof. On 3 May 1889, when she was 23 years old, she married Arij Leeuwenburg (1864-1933), with whom she would have three children; Jacob (1889), Pleun (1891) and Geertrui Leeuwenburg (1893). During the last years of her life, she lived above a bike shop on Beijerlandselaan 48-b.

Johanna Leeuwenburg-Hordijk passed away on 25 September 1975 at the age of 108 years, 243 days. Following her death, Cornelia La Fors-van Geel became the oldest living person in The Netherlands.

References


Netherlands's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • TE)

Christina Karnebeek-Backs • Wilhelminus Kostering • Hendrikje Smit-Meijering • Maria Hund-Smit • Kiet Portier-Tan • Marianna Kors-Dikker • Johanna de Bree-Meijer • Johanna Pouwaart-Ratelband • Betje Comijs-Cicero • Reinskjen Pruiksma-Bakker • Henri van Dooren • Cornelis Bredijk • Elisabeth Weddige-Tedsen • Elisabeth van der Burg-Leusveld • Johanna Leeuwenburg-HordijkCornelia la Fors-van Geel • Gerarda Hurenkamp-Bosgoed • Wilhelmina CammelPetronella Ribbens-Verstallen • Frederika van Asselt-Benkemper • Margaretha Eijken • Christina van Druten-Hoogakker • Jan Machiel Reyskens • Trijntje Jansma-BoskmaJohanna Zandstra-Giezen • Ann Flower • Johanna van Dommelen-Hamer • Cornelia Hendrikse-Maas • Geertje Roelinga-de Groot • Catharina van Dam-GroeneveldHendrikje van Andel-Schipper • Alexandrina van Donkelaar-Vink • Grietje Jansen-Anker • Bertha van Hasselt • Wijtske van Dijk-Meindersma • Geertruida DraaismaCornelis Geurtz • Egbertje Leutscher-de Vries • Nelly de Vries-Lammerts • Geertje Kuijntjes

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