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George Nygaard
George Nygaard
Nygaard on his 108th birthday in 2018.
Birth: 12 January 1910
Benson County, North Dakota, USA
Death: 1 May 2018
Oestlandet, Norway
Age: 108 years, 109 days
Country: United StatesUSANorwayNOR
Centenarian

George Melford Nygaard (12 January 1910 – 1 May 2018) was an American-born Norwegian centenarian who was the oldest known living man in Norway (and the second-oldest living person (behind Marie Andersen) at the time of his death.

Biography

George Nygaard was born in Benson County, North Dakota, USA on 12 January 1910.

He became the oldest known living man in Norway, following the death of 108-year-old Torbjorn Overbo on 27 November 2017.

Nygaard died in Oestlandet, Norway on 1 May 2018 at the age of 108 years, 109 days. Following his death, then-107-year-old Hjalmar Gregersen became the new oldest known living man in Norway.

References


Norway's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Thrond Olsen • Nils Monsen Sleire • Mathias Hansen Saether • Erik H Boerset • Hans Peter Jacobsen • Anders Stenehjem • Johan Saanum • Andreas Sandberg • Gulbrand Morterud • Hans Felde • Erik Berg • Engebret Hatten • Kleng Skeie • Hans Asegg • Wilhelm Pedersen • Henrik Maeland • Olav Holtan • Anders Odegaard • Isak Aarhus • Ludvig Froeysland • Karl Holm • Ingebrigt Johansen • Anton Jakobsen • Herman Smith-Johannsen • Petter Iversen • Erik Arnegaard • Arnt Sundli • Tjolstolv Saetre • Sigvart Eide • Ole Svartas • Arne Olaisen • Severin Fosse • Amund Vermedal • Odd Oeyeflaten • Johannes Fosse • Olav Hovatn • Karl Doelven • Alfred Ihlen • Joergen Rustad • Helge Fjeldstad • Haakon Skoien • Jakob Gunnes • Thorvald Netteland • Birger Synsvoll • Carl Falck • Torbjorn Overbo • George Nygaard • Hjalmar Gregersen • Alf JohansenRoar GulbrandsenAlf OlsenVidar Eide

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