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Margaretha Eijken
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Birth: 12 November 1875
Hoorn, North Holland, Netherlands
Death: 1 May 1986
Hoorn, North Holland, Netherlands
Age: 110 years, 170 days
Country: NED FlagNED
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Margaretha Eijken (12 November 1875 – 1 May 1986) was a validated Dutch supercentenarian. She was born in North Holland, Netherlands.

She became the oldest living person in the Netherlands on 27 December 1984, following the death of Frederika van Asselt-Benkemper. On the day of her death, Eijken equalled the Dutch longevity record, previously held exclusively by Petronella Ribbens-Verstallen. Their Dutch longevity record was broken by Christina van Druten-Hoogakker in 1987.

Margaretha Eijken died on 1 May 1986 at the age of 110 years, 170 days in North Holland, Netherlands. She remained the oldest validated person ever from North Holland until Johanna Boost-Dalloyaux broke this record in 2009.

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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