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Jenny Karlsson
Birth: 17 October 1891
Svansbo, Vastmanland, Sweden
Death: 13 July 2002
Torslund, Vastmanland, Sweden
Age: 110 years, 269 days
Country: SwedenSWE
Validated

Jenny Cecilia Karlsson (née Pilblad; 17 October 1891 – 13 July 2002) was a Swedish supercentenarian who was the oldest known living person in Sweden at the time of her death. Her age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

She was born in Svansbo, Vastmanland, Sweden on 17 October 1891 to Johan Philblad (born 1844) and Anna Philblad (1853–1931). She had 11 siblings.

She became the oldest known living person in Sweden, following the death of 112-year-old Elsa Moberg on 20 November 2001.

Karlsson died in Torslund, Vastmanland, Sweden on 13 July 2002 at the age of 110 years, 269 days.[1][2][3] Following her death, then-110-year-old Johanne Svensson became the oldest known living person in Sweden.

References


Sweden's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Anna Matilda Johansson • Elin Johansson • Selma Andersson • Clara Hedwin • Anna Wetterhall • Alfred Lagerstrom • Anna Persson • Karl Ljungberg • Carolina Nilsson • Julia Karlsson • Wilhelmine Sande • Hilda Pettersson • Anna Andersson • Gustava Vikstrom • Ida Johnson • Elfrida Andersson • Alma Klingvall • Alfrida Engblom • Hulda Johansson • Ellen Andreasson • Hilma Rothman • Ellen Johansson • Clara Asberg • Hilda Grahn • Teresia Lindahl • Elsa Moberg • Jenny Karlsson • Johanne SvenssonAnders Engberg • Elin Antonsson • Astrid Zachrison • Rut Mikaelsson • Maria Eriksson • Ester JohanssonRuth Engstrom • Ellen Vestling • Karin Larsson • Gulli Bergendahl • Rut Emriksson • Ingeborg Damgren • Nanny HalvardssonAlice Ostlund • Carl Mattsson • Flarid Lagerlund • Gunborg Hancock

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