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Charlotte Petersen
Charlotte Petersen
Birth: 18 July 1907
Qoornooq, Nuuk, Greenland
Death: 15 August 2008
Nuuk, Sermersooq, Greenland
Age: 101 years, 28 days
Country: Greenland (Denmark)GRL,DenmarkDEN
Centenarian

Charlotte Ane Karoline Louise Petersen (18 July 1907 – 15 August 2008) was a Greenlander centenarian.

Biography

Charlotte Petersen was born in Qoornooq, Nuuk, Greenland on 18 July 1907 to parents Jonathan Petersen (1881–1961) and Marie Lynge (1882–1910). Her mother died when she was young and her father remarried. She never married and did not have any children.

Petersen is the third-oldest woman ever from Greenland, after Agnethe Fencker and Malene Lund. At the time of her death, she was the oldest living person in Greenland and second-oldest person ever in Greenland.

Petersen died in Nuuk, Sermersooq, Greenland on 15 August 2008 at the age of 101 years, 28 days. She was also the last Greenlander person born in the 1900's decade.

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