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Agnete Knudsen
Agnete Knudsen
Agnete Knudsen at the age of 100.
Birth: 20 June 1908
Hjarup, Kolding, Denmark
Death: 5 December 2017
Vamdrup, Kolding, Denmark
Age: 109 years, 168 days
Country: DenmarkDEN

Agnete Vind Knudsen (20 June 1908 – 5 December 2017) was a Danish centenarian who was the second-oldest person in Denmark behind Karla Jensen when she died.


Agnete Vind Knudsen was born on 20 June 1908 in Hjarup, Kolding, Syddanmark, Denmark to parents Knud M Knudsen and Bodil Vind. Her father had a hotel on the German island of Sylt, and the family always went on holiday there. She never married nor had children.

Agnete's father passed away on 28 August 1963 aged 87. Her mother lived to be 98, dying on 22 June 1982. As a nonagenarian, she loved to travel. At the age of 99, she went to Mallorca for a holiday. Aged 100, she went on holiday to Tenerife.

Agnete Knudsen passed away on 5 December 2017 in Vamdrup, Kolding, Syddanmark, Denmark, at the age of 109 years, 168 days.