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Not to be confused with Anna Rohling.

Else Rehling
Else Rehling
Rehling at the age of 107
Birth: 10 September 1912
Aldersro, Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Death: 22 January 2022
Holmegardsparken, Gentofte, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Age: 109 years, 133 days
Country: DenmarkDEN
Centenarian

Else Margrethe Ida Anna Rehling (née Herlev; 10 September 1912 – 22 January 2022) was a Danish centenarian who was the oldest known living person in Denmark at the time of her death. She also was the last Danish person born in 1912.

Biography

Else Margrete Ida Anna Herlev was born in Aldersro Parish, Copenhagen Municipality, Hovedstaden, Denmark on 10 September 1912. Her parents were Peter Herlev (1871–1935) and Harriet Egedius (1873–1956).

She graduated from N. Zahle's School in Copenhagen. She worked as a head teacher. She married Erik Rehling in Copenhagen on 21 December 1951. She got widowed in 1978.

She became the oldest known living person in Denmark, following the death of 108-year-old Ellen Smith on 31 March 2021.

Rehling died at Holmegardsparken in Gentofte Municipality, Hovedstaden, Denmark on 22 January 2022 at the age of 109 years, 133 days. Following her death, 108-year-old Karen Rigmor Moritz became the new oldest known living person in Denmark and the last surviving Danish person born before 1914.

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Denmark's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Bodil AndersenAne Sophie BoedtkerEllen K PetersenChristian BankeMads P KehletMaren Hansen • Frederikke Nielsen • Agnes Bruun • Sophie Madsen • Hans J Petersen • Marie Hansen • Andreas M Hansen • Ane Marie Johansen • Rasmine Rogersen • Johannes W Hansen • Birthe Marie Kjaer • Andrea Pedersen • Ane Sofie Petersen • Sine Madsen • Marie Petersen • Olga Hansen • Marie E Rasmussen • Anna M Moeller • Louise A Bramsen • Johannes Hansen • Ragnhild Linnet • Martha Joergensen • Maren Jensen • Niels Nielsen • Anne Matthiesen • Olga Kofoed • Kristiane Hasager • Karen Jespersen • Nikoline Vang • Kirsten Hoejrup • Mette Andersen • Johanne Holm • Kirsten Kjaer • Johanne Grann • Ane Cathrine Madsen • Jenny Kristensen • Karen Edland • Torkil Dressoe • Adelheid Nielsen • Magda Hedetoft • Thyra Kongsoe • Elly Karin Hansen • Else Lundblad • Ella Hansen • Else Jensen • Dora Jensen • Agnes Hansen • Agnes From Steenstrup • Marie Jensen • Signe Hoejer • Ellen Brandenborg • Karla Lindholm Jensen • Ellen Smith • Else Rehling • Karen Rigmor Moritz

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