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Torbjorn Overbo
TorbjornOverbo
Birth: 22 August 1909
Lom, Oppland, Norway
Death: 27 November 2017
Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway
Age: 108 years, 97 days
Country: NOR FlagNOR
Centenarian

Torbjorn Overbo [Norwegian: Torbjørn Øverbø] (22 August 1909 – 27 November 2017) was a Norwegian centenarian who was the oldest living person in Norway after the death of Ragnhild Haugen on 28 March 2017.

Biography

Torbjorn Overbo was born in Lom in the municipality of Oppland, Norway on 22 August 1909. He was the last survivor of eleven siblings. He was described as "vigorous" by family and friends.

Overbo lived in a retirement home in Ringsaker, Hedmark, where he, during the celebration of his 107th birthday, stated that he enjoys his residency there: "I am very pleased with how it is here. The help I get, the food they serve and how everyone is here. Here, it is very nice. It's also nice that there are so many here today". Overbo had reached such age because he had driven agriculture all his life and likes to keep being active. He walked daily in the hallways at his retirement home and had always been happy to move on. Torbjorn Overbo died in Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway on 27 November 2017, at the age of 108.

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Norway's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Ellen Hoddo • Beret Esp • Kristine Fredriksen • Ingeborg Time • Tomine Seland • Martha Eike • Olav Holtan • Hulda Lie • Ludvig Froysland • Karl Holm • Ingebrigt Johansen • Inga Nilsen • Herman Smith-Johannsen • Maren Bolette Torp • Aasne Hustveit • Erik Arnegard • Klara Jorgensen • Inga Storstenvik • Lydianna Endresen • Ella Hagen • Laura Svehaug • Amund Vermedal • Karen Svisdal • Herborg Tjoflot • Olav Hovatn • Harriet Holm • Borghild Nilsen • Anna Gundersen • Asborg Aarli • Ingeborg Thuen • Inger Buchholdt • Emma Bendiksen • Gunda Harangen • Ida Sofie Hanssen • Gudrun Onshuus • Helene Nilsen • Kristi Oktedalen • Ragndid Slotfeldt-Ellingsen • Elisabet Ekenaes • Ragnhild HaugenTorbjorn OverboMarie Andersen