Johanna Zandstra-Giezen on her 110th birthday.
|Birth:||7 September 1882|
Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands
|Death:||16 September 1993|
The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
|Age:||111 years, 9 days|
Johanna Zandstra-Giezen (7 September 1882 – 16 September 1993) was a Dutch supercentenarian whose age is officialy validated. At the time of her death, she was the oldest living person in The Netherlands.
Johanna Francina Zandstra-Giezen was born in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, on 7 September 1882 to parents Jan Johannes Giezen and Maria Theodora Elisabeth Heyer. She married Regnerus Zandstra.
Mrs. Zandstra-Giezen became the oldest person in The Netherlands after the death of 109-year-old Trijntje Jansma-Boskma on 5 March 1991. On her 111th birthday, she received a bottle of eau de cologne from mayor Ad Havermans of The Hague, but she was already bedridden. Johanna Zandstra-Giezen died 9 days later, at the age of 111 years, 9 days. Following her death, Ann Flower became the oldest person in The Netherlands. She's the oldest person ever from the province of Friesland.