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Wilhelmine Sande
Birth: 24 October 1874
Hof, Jarlsberg, Vestfold, Norway
Death: 21 January 1986
Stockholm, Sweden
Age: 111 years, 89 days
Country: NOR FlagNORSWE FlagSWE

Wilhelmine Sande (née Holst; 24 October 1874 - 21 January 1986) was a Norwegian-Swedish verified supercentenarian.[1]

Wilhelmine Marie Holst married Johan Emanuel Sande in Oslo in November 1897. In 1915, the couple moved to Sweden to live in the capital Stockholm. They lived in Stensättra gård where they had a fox farm and as well as a factory for cash register components. They let Finnish and Norwegian child refugees stay there during World War 2. The couple also owned Fullersta gård. Wilhelmine became a widow in January 1943. At the time of her death on 21 January 1986, in Sophiahemmet in Stockholm, she was the oldest person ever to die in Sweden. Her final age was 111 years, 89 days.[2]


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