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Ruth Engström
Ruth Engström
Birth: 23 September 1902
Nybro, Kalmar, Sweden
Death: 2 December 2013
Stockholm, Sweden
Age: 111 years, 70 days
Country: SWE FlagSWE

Ruth Engstrom [Swedish: Ruth Engström] (23 September 1902 – 2 December 2013) was a validated Swedish supercentenarian.

She was born in Nybro. She owned a store that sold hats and accessories before marrying Folke Engstrom in the early 1920s. He got a job in a match factory in India, so the couple moved there and lived in Calcutta & Bombay. Altogether, the family stayed there for more than 30 years.

The family returned to Sweden in the early 1950s. Folke died of lung cancer in 1966. Ruth Engstrom herself died on 2 December 2013, at the age of 111 years, 70 days.


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