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Elza Brandeisz
Elza Brandeisz
Elza Brandeisz at the age of 107
Birth: 18 September 1907
Budapest, Austria-Hungary (now Hungary)
Death: 6 January 2018
Sopron, Hungary
Age: 110 years, 110 days
Country: HungaryHUN

Elza Brandeisz (18 September 1907 – 6 January 2018) was an Hungarian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group.


Elza Brandeisz was born in Budapest. During World War II, she saved the life of then-young George Soros, famous investor, business magnate, philanthropist, and author. For her bravery during the Holocaust, Elza Brandeisz was later honored with the Righteous Among the Nations Order.

Brandeisz passed away on 6 January 2018 in Sopron, Hungary, at the age of 110 years, 110 days. She was the second-oldest person in Hungary, at the time of her death, behind Janosne Belik, who was one day older.


World’s Oldest Living Notable People for Reasons Other than Age (VE)

Leila Denmark • Unknown • Amelia Robinson • Juliana Koo • Zoltan SarosyElza BrandeiszQin HanzhangRuth ApiladoStanislaw Kowalski