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This is a list of verified Finnish supercentenarians (people from Finland who have attained the age of at least 110 years). Those listed as 'verified' have been validated by an international body that specifically deals in longevity research, such as the Gerontology Research Group. Those listed as 'pending' have provided at least one document supporting the claimed age but not the three necessary for validation. Those that are 'unverified' have provided no documents to support the age claimed.
There have been seven verified supercentenarians from Finland.[1] The oldest person ever from Finland was Maria Rothovius, who died in 2000, aged 112 years, 259 days.[2] The oldest men ever from Finland was Aarne Arvonen, who died in 2009, aged 111 years, 150 days. The oldest emigrant ever from Finland was Suoma Korkee, who died in 1998, aged 112 years, 77 days. As of 24 September 2017, there are no verified living supercentenarians in Finland.
All Finnish supercentenarians were born in a time when Finland was an autonomous state of the Russian Empire.

Finnish supercentenarians

      Validated (Deceased)       Validated (Disputed)       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Region/country of birth
/ Region of death
1 Maria Rothovius [2] F 2 Oct 188717 Jun 2000 112 years, 259 days Uusimaa
Pirkanmaa
2 Hilda Hakkinen [2] F 18 Mar 189431 Dec 2005 111 years, 288 days Southern Ostrobothnia
Southern Ostrobothnia
Selma Tuominen F 19 Jul 190312 Apr 2015 111 years, 267 days Finland Proper
Finland Proper
3 Aarne Arvonen [3] M 4 Aug 18971 Jan 2009 111 years, 150 days Uusimaa
Uusimaa
4 Fanny Nystrom [2] F 30 Sep 187831 Aug 1989 110 years, 335 days Southwest Finland
Southwest Finland
5 Anna Hagman [2] F 27 Dec 189518 Apr 2006 110 years, 112 days ALA FlagALA,FIN FlagFIN
ALA FlagALA,FIN FlagFIN
6 Andrei Kuznetsoff[2] M 17 Oct 187331 Jan 1984 110 years, 106 days RUS FlagRUS (Rus.Emp.)
Southern Savonia
7 Elsa Tilkanen [2] F 26 Sep 18965 Dec 2006 110 years, 70 days Southwest Finland
Southwest Finland
Helvi Karki F 7 Dec 190623 Jan 2017 110 years, 47 days Pirkanmaa
Tavastia Proper

a^ Kuznetsoff was born in a part of the Russian Empire, which is now located in Russia.


Incomplete cases

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age
Anonymous F 18501962 111 years, ? days

Finnish emigrants supercentenarians

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Birth place Country
Suoma Korkee F 30 May 188615 Aug 1998 112 years, 77 days SatakuntaUSA FlagUSA

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Finland since 1970

      Deceased (Validated) / Under 110       Living (validated)       Unvalidated

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Lifespan Region of death
197024 Mar 1975
(4 yrs, 83 days+)
Amalia Wallenius F 102/3–107 6 Aug 1867 – 24 Mar 1975
107 years, 230 days
Uusimaa
24 Mar 19753 June 1976
(1 yr, 69 days)
Ida Maria Saarinen F 104–105 18 Dec 1870 – 3 June 1976
105 years, 168 days
Uusimaa
3 June 1976July/Dec 1978
(1 yr, 47 days+)
Maria Wihelmina Valimaki F 102–105 20 July 1873 – July/Dec 1978
105 years, ? days
Uusimaa
July/Dec 19781979
(1 day+)
Anonymous F 104/5–105 1874 – 1979
105 years, ? days
?
1979Jan/Mar 1983
(1 yr, 0 day+)
Amanda Riihela F 103/4–107 5 Mar 1875 – Jan/Mar 1983
107 years, ? days
Tavastia
Jan/Mar 198317 Sept 1985
(2 yrs, 196 days)
Mathilda Honka F 105–108 23 Feb 1877 – 17 Sept 1985
108 years, 206 days
Southwest Finland
17 Sept 198531 Aug 1989
(3 yrs, 349 days)
Fanny Nystrom F 106–110 30 Sept 1878 – 31 Aug 1989
110 years, 335 days
Southwest Finland
31 Aug 198928 Apr 1990
(240 days)
Ida Virenius F 108–109 7 Apr 1881 – 28 Apr 1990
109 years, 21 days
Uusimaa
28 Apr 19901991
(247 days+)
Anonymous F 105/6–106 1884 – 1991
106 years, ? days
Northern Ostrobothnia
199121 Nov 1994
(2 yrs, 325 days+)
Amanda Moksi F 105/6–109 21 Mar 1885 – 21 Nov 1994
109 years, 248 days
Central Finland
21 Nov 199417 June 2000
(5 yrs, 209 days)
Maria Rothovius F 107–112 2 Oct 1887 – 17 June 2000
112 years, 259 days
Pirkanmaa
17 June 200031 Dec 2005
(5 yrs, 197 days)
Hilda Hakkinen F 106 –111 18 Mar 1894 – 31 Dec 2005
111 years, 288 days
Southern Ostrobothnia
31 Dec 200518 Apr 2006
(108 days)
Anna Hagman F 110 27 Dec 1895 – 18 Apr 2006
110 years, 112 days
ALA FlagALA,FIN FlagFIN
18 Apr 20065 Dec 2006
(231 days)
Elsa Tilkanen F 109–110 26 Sept 1896 – 5 Dec 2006
110 years, 70 days
Finland Proper
5 Dec 20061 Jan 2009
(2 yrs, 27 days)
Aarne Arvonen M 109–111 4 Aug 1897 – 1 Jan 2009
111 years, 150 days
Uusimaa
1 Jan 200910 Oct 2009
(282 days)
Viljo Kekola M 107–108 1 Apr 1901 – 10 Oct 2009
108 years, 192 days
Southern Ostrobothnia
10 Oct 200928 Feb 2010
(141 days)
Jussi Leskinen M 108 1 May 1901 – 28 Feb 2010
108 years, 303 days
Southern Savonia
28 Feb 201012 Apr 2015
(5 yrs, 43 days)
Selma Tuominen F 106–111 19 July 1903 – 12 Apr 2015
111 years, 267 days
Finland Proper
12 Apr 201523 Jan 2017
(1 yr, 286 days)
Helvi Karki [4] F 108–110 7 Dec 1906 – 23 Jan 2017
110 years, 47 days
Tavastia Proper
23 Jan 2017Present

0 years, 244 days

Helfrid Eriksson[5] F 108–109* born 23 June 1908

109 years, 93 days

Living in
Ostrobothnia

Chronological list of the oldest living man in Finland since 2016

      Under 110       Living

From To Name Age when
oldest
Lifespan Region of death
 ? 3 Apr 2016
Toivo Rantala[6]  ? –107 25 May 1908 – 3 Apr 2016
107 years, 314 days
Kymenlaakso
3 Apr 201627 Aug 2016
(146 days)
Harry Holtti 106–107 11 Apr 1909 – 27 Aug 2016
107 years, 138 days
Ostrobothnia
27 Aug 2016Present

1 years, 28 days

Kalle Rahomaki 105–106* Born 27 Jan 1911

106 years, 240 days

Living in
Uusimaa

References

See also

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