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This is a list of oldest people from Iceland.
All listed were born in a time when Iceland was a part of the Kingdom of Denmark (1814–1918).

Living

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age as of 17 Jul 2018
1 Jensina Andresdottir F 10 Nov 1909

108 years, 249 days

2 Gudrun Straumfjord F 24 May 1911

107 years, 54 days

3 Dora Olafsdottir [1] F 6 July 1912

106 years, 11 days

4 Theodor Johannesson [2] M 18 Sept 1913

104 years, 302 days

5 Gudny Baldvinsdottir [3] F 18 Apr 1914

104 years, 90 days

Oldest Icelanders ever

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age
1 Solveig Palsdottir F 20 Aug 189728 Oct 2006 109 years, 69 days
2 Gudfinna Einarsdottir F 2 Feb 18971 Apr 2006 109 years, 58 days
3 Gudridur Gudbrandsdottir[4] F 23 May 190625 Jun 2015 109 years, 33 days
4 Jensina Andresdottir [5] F 10 Nov 1909Living

108 years, 249 days

5 Gudrun Jonsdottir F 9 Aug 190612 Dec 2014 108 years, 125 days
6 Halldora Bjarnadottir F 15 Oct 187327 Nov 1981 108 years, 43 days
7 Georg Olafsson M 26 Mar 190922 Feb 2017 107 years, 333 days
8 Elin Magnusdottir F 4 Nov 189525 Feb 2003 107 years, 113 days
9 Torfhildur Torfadottir [6] F 24 May 190422 Aug 2011 107 years, 90 days
10 Malfridur Jonsdottir F 29 Aug 18967 Nov 2003 107 years, 70 days
11 Gudrun Straumfjord [7] F 24 May 1911Living

107 years, 54 days

12 Margret Hannesdottir [8] F 15 July 19043 Aug 2011 107 years, 19 days

Oldest men

Rank Name Birth Death Age
1 Georg Olafsson 26 Mar 190922 Feb 2017 107 years, 333 days
2 Helgi Simonarson 13 Sep 189524 Aug 2001 105 years, 345 days
3 Sigurdur Thorvaldsson 23 Jan 188421 Dec 1989 105 years, 333 days
4 Gudmundur Dadason 13 Nov 190012 May 2006 105 years, 180 days
5 Jon Hannesson 20 June 191226 Nov 2017 105 years, 159 days

Oldest emigrants

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Country
1 Gudrun Bjornsdottir F 20 Oct 188826 Aug 1998 109 years, 310 days CAN FlagCAN
2 Johanna Stefansdottir F 4 Dec 187326 July 1981 107 years, 234 days CAN FlagCAN
3 Gudrun Einarsdottir F 18 Mar 187727 Jan 1983 105 years, 315 days CAN FlagCAN
4 Margret Thorbjarnardottir F 17 Sep 18531 May 1959 105 years, 226 days CAN FlagCAN
5 Eirikur Sigfusson M 13 Oct 189025 May 1996 105 years, 225 days CAN FlagCAN

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Iceland since 1998

      Under 110       Living

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Lifespan
 ?5 Mar 1998
Valfridur Gudmundsdottir[9] F  ? – 104 8 Jan 1894 – 5 Mar 1998
104 years, 56 days
5 Mar 199818 Nov 2000
(2 yrs, 258 days)
Kristin Sveinsdottir [10] F 103–106 24 Aug 1894 – 18 Nov 2000
106 years, 86 days
18 Nov 200024 Aug 2001
(279 days)
Helgi Simonarson M 105 13 Sep 1895 – 24 Aug 2001
105 years, 345 days
24 Aug 200125 Feb 2003
(1 yr, 185 days)
Elin Magnusdottir F 105–107 4 Nov 1895 – 25 Feb 2003
107 years, 113 days
25 Feb 20037 Nov 2003
(255 days)
Malfridur Jonsdottir F 106–107 29 Aug 1896 – 7 Nov 2003
107 years, 70 days
7 Nov 20031 Apr 2006
(2 yrs, 145 days)
Gudfinna Einarsdottir F 106–109 2 Feb 1897 – 1 Apr 2006
109 years, 58 days
1 Apr 200628 Oct 2006
(210 days)
Solveig Palsdottir F 108–109 20 Aug 1897 – 28 Oct 2006
109 years, 69 days
28 Oct 20068 Jan 2008
(1 yr, 72 days)
Kristin Gudmundsdottir F 104–105 11 May 1902 – 8 Jan 2008
105 years, 242 days
8 Jan 20082 Aug 2008
(207 days)
Thuridur Samuelsdottir F 104–105 19 June 1903 – 2 Aug 2008
105 years, 44 days
2 Aug 200822 Aug 2011
(3 yrs, 20 days)
Torfhildur Torfadottir F 104–107 24 May 1904 – 22 Aug 2011
107 years, 90 days
22 Aug 201125 June 2015
(3 yrs, 307 days)
Gudridur Gudbrandsdottir F 105–109 23 May 1906 – 25 Jun 2015
109 years, 33 days
25 Jun 201522 Feb 2017
(1 yr, 242 days)
Georg Olafsson M 106–107 26 Mar 1909 – 22 Feb 2017
107 years, 333 days
22 Feb 2017Present

1 years, 145 days

Jensina Andresdottir F 107–108* Born 10 Nov 1909

108 years, 249 days

References

See also