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Elsa Tilkanen
Elsa Tilkanen
Birth: 26 September 1896
Pöytyä, Finland
Death: 5 December 2006
Pöytyä, Finland
Age: 110 years, 70 days
Country: FinlandFIN
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Elsa Vilhelmiina Tilkanen (née Saarelainen; 26 September 1896 – 5 December 2006) was a Finnish supercentenarian. She was born as Elsa Wilhelmiina Saarelainen in Kaulanperä, Pöytyä, Finland on 26 September 1896. She married Vilho Oskari Tilkanen and they had three children. She is Finland's sixth-oldest person whose age is not disputed. She became the oldest living person in Finland on 18 April 2006, after the death of Anna Hagman.

Elsa Tilkanen died in Karinainen, Pöytyä, Finland on 5 December 2006, at the age of 110 years, 70 days. After her death, Aarne Arvonen became the oldest person in Finland.

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Finland's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Anna Runer • Unidentified • Unidentified • Anna Kreetta WettainenLeena JuhanantytarLovisa LindholmErik StrömMaja GrefMaria FlinkMaja Greta HedemanMaria Helena FrimanPietari HeijaAnna Gavrilova KomonenLovisa VehmaskangasUlla NummelinMaria PalinAnders Johan Forss • Unidentified • Eva EnströmIsak SmedbergHedvig SateriAnders LindholmMaria HolmbergMaria AhonenLeena LindqvistKajsa FellmanMaria TörnuddMaria KoskinenFredrika MännistöErkki HelminenHeikki KämäräinenAlexander von StahlOlivia RosvallKajsa ForsstromEva BlomqvistMaria PekuriInes AchrenOlga ToivonenElina PeuralaAleksandra LindroosElisabeth RantamakiLiisa StrellmanAmalia WalleniusIda SaarinenMaria ValimakiMaria KumlanderAmanda RiihelaMathilda HonkaFanny NystromIda Virenius • Klaara Tyyniaho • Amanda Moksi • Maria Rothovius • Daisy Göhle • Sigrid Viik • Hilda Hakkinen • Anna Hagman • Elsa Tilkanen • Aarne Arvonen • Viljo Kekola • Jussi Leskinen • Aino Yrttimaa • Selma Tuominen • Helvi Karki • Helfrid Eriksson • Saara AhonenHelvi HarmaAstrid Qvist

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