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These are lists of Norwegian supercentenarians (people from Norway who have attained the age of at least 110 years). The Gerontology Research Group has verified 17 such individuals which includes five emigrants.[1] Norway's oldest person ever was Maren Bolette Torp who died in 1989, aged 112 years, 61 days. Norway's oldest man ever was Herman Smith-Johannsen who died in 1987, aged 111 years, 204 days. Currently, the oldest living person in Norway is Torbjorn Overbo, aged 107 years, 338 days.

Norwegian supercentenarians

      Deceased (Validated)       Pending       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age
1 Maren Bolette Torp F 21 Dec 187620 Feb 1989 112 years, 61 days
2 Elisabet Ekenaes [2] F 26 Dec 19044 Jan 2017 112 years, 9 days
3 Herman Smith-Johannsen M 15 Jun 18755 Jan 1987 111 years, 204 days
4 Laura Svehaug F 19 Nov 18866 Mar 1998 111 years, 107 days
5 Gudrun Onshuus [3] F 17 Jul 18999 Jun 2010 110 years, 327 days
6 Helene Nilsen [1] F 7 Apr 190131 Oct 2011 110 years, 207 days
7 Olav Hovatn M 23 Oct 189226 Apr 2003 110 years, 185 days
Ingeborg Mestad F 15 Dec 18995 June 2010 110 years, 172 days
8 Borghild Nilsen F 2 Dec 18933 Mar 2004 110 years, 92 days
Jenny Lindefjeld F 17 Apr 190528 Jun 2015 110 years, 72 days
9 Karen Svisdal F 16 Dec 188923 Feb 2000 110 years, 69 days
10 Kristianna Ullaland F 2 Dec 187826 Jan 1989 110 years, 55 days
11 Harriet Holm F 13 Nov 189322 Dec 2003 110 years, 39 days
12 Aasne Hustveit F 2 Dec 187917 Dec 1989 110 years, 15 days

Norwegian emigrant supercentenarians

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Region
of birth
Country
of death
1 Wilhelmine Sande F 24 Oct 187421 Jan 1986 111 years, 89 days OestlandetSWE FlagSWE
2 Julia Lyng [4] F 22 Dec 187826 Feb 1990 111 years, 66 days TroendelagUSA FlagUSA
3 Gunhild Foerster F 28 Dec 18934 Feb 2005 111 years, 38 days OestlandetUSA FlagUSA
Nels Berger M 20 Oct 188522 Sep 1996 110 years, 338 days OestlandetUSA FlagUSA
Anna Swenson F 5 Oct 186018 Jun 1971 110 years, 256 days VestlandetUSA FlagUSA
4 Velgjer Svien [1] F 10 Oct 184223 Jan 1953 110 years, 105 days OestlandetUSA FlagUSA
5 Ingemund Peterson M 6 Jun 189421 Aug 2004 110 years, 76 days OestlandetUSA FlagUSA

Oldest Norwegian person by region

This is a list of the oldest people by birth from each region.

      Deceased (Verified) / Under 110

Region Name Sex Birth Death Age
Nord-Norge Lydianna Endresen[5] F 21 Aug 188311 Aug 1993 109 years, 355 days
Ostlandet Maren Bolette Torp F 21 Dec 187620 Feb 1989 112 years, 61 days
Sorlandet Olav Hovatn M 23 Oct 189226 Apr 2003 110 years, 185 days
Trondelag Julia Lyng [4] F 22 Dec 187826 Feb 1990 111 years, 66 days
Vestlandet Laura Svehaug F 19 Nov 18866 Mar 1998 111 years, 107 days

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Norway since 1982

      Deceased (Verified) / Under 110       Living

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Lifespan Region
of death
28 Feb 1981 28 Jan 1984
(2 yrs, 334 days)
Inga Marie Nilsen F 106–109 18 Nov 1874 – 28 Jan 1984
109 years, 71 days
Oestlandet
28 Jan 1984 5 Jan 1987
(2 yrs, 342 days)
Herman Smith-Johannsen M 108–111 15 Jun 1875 – 5 Jan 1987
111 years, 204 days
Oestlandet
5 Jan 1987 20 Feb 1989
(2 yrs, 46 days)
Maren Bolette Torp F 110–112 21 Dec 1876 – 20 Feb 1989
112 years, 61 days
Oestlandet
20 Feb 1989 17 Dec 1989
(300 days)
Aasne Hustveit F 109–110 2 Dec 1879 – 17 Dec 1989
110 years, 15 days
Oestlandet
17 Dec 1989 19 Dec 1989
(2 days)
Erik Arnegaard M 107 25 Mar 1882 – 19 Dec 1989
107 years, 269 days
Oestlandet
19 Dec 1989 24 Dec 1989
(5 days)
Klara Jorgensen F 106 1 Aug 1883 – 24 Dec 1989
106 years, 145 days
Oestlandet
24 Dec 1989 13 Apr 1991
(1 yr, 110 days)
Inga Storstenvik F 106–107 15 Aug 1883 – 13 Apr 1991
107 years, 241 days
Troendelag
13 Apr 1991 11 Aug 1993
(2 yrs, 120 days)
Lydianna Endresen [5] F 107–109 21 Aug 1883 – 11 Aug 1993
109 years, 355 days
Nord-Norge
11 Aug 1993 29 Oct 1994
(1 yr, 79 days)
Ella Kristine Hagen F 108–109 31 Jan 1885 – 29 Oct 1994
109 years, 271 days
Oestlandet
29 Oct 1994 6 Mar 1998
(3 yrs, 128 days)
Laura Svehaug F 107–111 19 Nov 1886 – 6 Mar 1998
111 years, 107 days
Vestlandet
6 Mar 1998 12 Jun 1998
(98 days)
Amund Vermedal M 108 4 Dec 1889 – 12 Jun 1998
108 years, 190 days
Vestlandet
12 Jun 1998 23 Feb 2000
(1 yr, 256 days)
Karen Svisdal F 108–110 16 Dec 1889 – 23 Feb 2000
110 years, 69 days
Vestlandet
23 Feb 2000 19 Dec 2000
(300 days)
Herborg Tjoflot F 107–108 27 Feb 1892 – 19 Dec 2000
108 years, 296 days
Vestlandet
19 Dec 2000 26 Apr 2003
(2 yrs, 128 days)
Olav Hovatn M 108–110 23 Oct 1892 – 26 Apr 2003
110 years, 185 days
Sørlandet
26 Apr 2003 22 Dec 2003
(240 days)
Harriet Holm F 109–110 13 Nov 1893 – 22 Dec 2003
110 years, 39 days
Østlandet
22 Dec 2003 3 Mar 2004
(72 days)
Borghild Nilsen F 110 2 Dec 1893 – 3 Mar 2004
110 years, 92 days
Østlandet
3 Mar 2004 7 May 2004
(65 days)
Anna Gundersen F 109 1 Feb 1895 – 7 May 2004
109 years, 96 days
Vestlandet
7 May 2004 11 Dec 2004
(218 days)
Asborg Aarli F 107–108 20 May 1896 – 11 Dec 2004
108 years, 205 days
Soerlandet
11 Dec 2004 13 Jul 2005
(214 days)
Ingeborg Thuen [6] F 107–108 12 May 1897 – 13 Jul 2005
108 years, 62 days
Vestlandet
13 Jul 2005 20 Jan 2006
(191 days)
Inger Buchholdt F 108 10 Jul 1897 – 20 Jan 2006
108 years, 194 days
Oestlandet
20 Jan 2006 26 Jul 2006
(187 days)
Emma Bendiksen [7] F 107 21 Sep 1898 – 26 Jul 2006
107 years, 308 days
Nord-Norge
26 Jul 2006 25 Nov 2008
(2 yrs, 122 days)
Gunda Harangen [8] F 107–109 28 Dec 1898 – 25 Nov 2008
109 years, 333 days
Ostlandet
25 Nov 2008 9 Apr 2009
(135 days)
Ida Sofie Hanssen [9] F 109 30 Apr 1899 – 9 Apr 2009
109 years, 344 days
Nord-Norge
9 Apr 2009 9 Jun 2010
(1 yr, 61 days)
Gudrun Onshuus [3] F 109–110 17 Jul 1899 – 9 Jun 2010
110 years, 327 days
Ostlandet
9 Jun 2010 31 Oct 2011
(1 yr, 144 days)
Helene Nilsen [10] F 109–110 7 Apr 1901 – 31 Oct 2011
110 years, 207 days
Ostlandet
31 Oct 2011 21 Apr 2012
(173 days)
Kristi Oktedalen [11] F 109 29 Jun 1902 – 21 Apr 2012
109 years, 297 days
Ostlandet
21 Apr 2012 16 Aug 2012
(117 days)
Ragndit Slotfeldt-Ellingsen[12] F 107–108 18 May 1904 – 16 Aug 2012
108 years, 90 days
Ostlandet
16 Aug 2012 4 Jan 2017
(4 yrs, 143 days)
Elisabet Ekenaes [13] F 107–112 26 Dec 1904 – 4 Jan 2017
112 years, 9 days
Ostlandet
4 Jan 2017 28 Mar 2017
(83 days)
Ragnhild Haugen F 107 29 Apr 1909 – 28 Mar 2017
107 years, 333 days
Vestlandet
28 Mar 2017 Present

0 years, 120 days

Torbjorn Overbo M 107* Born 22 Aug 1909

107 years, 338 days

Living in
Oestlandet

Chronological list of the oldest living man in Norway since 2005

      Under 110       Living

From To Name Age when
oldest
Lifespan Region
of death
31 Jul 2004 6 Apr 2006
(1 yr, 249 days)
Alfred Ihlen [14] 104–105 30 Jun 1900 – 6 Apr 2006
105 years, 280 days
Oestlandet
6 Apr 2006 18 Apr 2010
(4 yrs, 12 days)
Jorgen Rustad [15] 105–109 12 Aug 1900 – 18 Apr 2010
109 years, 249 days
Oestlandet
18 Apr 2010 30 Sept 2010
(165 days)
Helge Fjeldstad 107 7 Oct 1902 – 30 Sep 2010
107 years, 358 days
Oestlandet
30 Sep 2010 10 Aug 2011
(314 days)
Haakon Skoien 104–105 29 Dec 1905 – 10 Aug 2011
105 years, 224 days
Oestlandet
10 Aug 2011 5 Dec 2011
(117 days)
Jakob P. Gunnes 105 18 Feb 1906 – 5 Dec 2011
105 years, 290 days
Troendelag
5 Dec 2011 6 April 2012
(123 days)
Thorvald Netteland [16] 105–106 27 Mar 1906 – 6 Apr 2012
106 years, 10 days
Vestlandet
6 Apr 2012 15 Oct 2012
(192 days)
Birger Nikolai Synsvoll[17] 105 31 Oct 2006 – 15 Oct 2012
105 years, 350 days
Vestlandet
15 Oct 2012 23 July 2016
(3 yrs, 282 days)
Carl Wilhelm Falck [18] 105–109 27 May 1907 – 23 Jul 2016
109 years, 57 days
Oestlandet
23 Jul 2016 Present

1 years, 3 days

Torbjorn Overbo 106–107* Born 22 Aug 1909

107 years, 338 days

Living in
Oestlandet

References

See also

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