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This is a list of the oldest people from Croatia with a list of Croatian supercentenarians (people from Croatia who have reached an age of 110 or over).

Living Croatian centenarians aged 106+

      Under 110       Unvalidated supercentenarian

County or country of
Rank Name Sex Birth Age birth residence
1 Andjela Sostaric [1] F 2 Aug 1913 108 years, 123 days Zagreb Zagreb
2 Mara Gabelica [2] F 8 Sept 1914 107 years, 86 days Dalmacija Zmijanci
3 Margarita Dorkin[3] F 10 Oct 1915 106 years, 54 days Ugjlan Zadar

Oldest known living emigrants (107+)

County or country of
Rank Name Sex Birth Age as of
3 Dec 2021
County of
birth
Country of
residence
Marija Ruljancich [4] F 13 June 1913 108 years, 173 days Vis AustraliaAUS
Antonia Paliaga [5] F 20 July 1913 108 years, 136 days Istria Italy ITA

List of oldest people from Croatia (106+)

      Validated/Under 110       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age
1 Nena Tolj F 2 July 1901 30 Nov 2011 110 years, 151 days
2 Nina Valjalo F 6 July 1908 29 Oct 2018 110 years, 115 days
3 Ruza Sertic F 16 May 1893 4 Oct 2002 109 years, 141 days
4 Josip Krsul M 10 Dec 1911 5 Mar 2021 109 years, 85 days
5 Jela Kranjcic F 15 Mar 1893 9 Dec 2001 108 years, 269 days
6 Andja Peric F 13 Oct 1910 7 Feb 2019 108 years, 117 days
7 Andjela Sostaric F 2 Aug 1913 Living 108 years, 123 days
8 Katarina Pucic F 19 Apr 1909 27 Apr 2017 108 years, 8 days
9 Marija Bibulic F 5 June 1913 16 Apr 2021 107 years, 315 days
10 Ante Toni Beritic [6] M 14 Jan 1895 27 July 2002 107 years, 194 days
11 Dora Sukanec[7] F 1 Feb 1903 29 July 2010 107 years, 178 days
12 Tomica Mudrinic[8] F 21 Dec 1908 31 Mar 2016 107 years, 101 days
13 Mara Gabelica[9] F 8 Sept 1914 Living 107 years, 86 days
14 Ivan Jaklic [10] M 4 Dec 1899 21 Jan 2007 107 years, 51 days
15 Josipa Talan F 17 Feb 1912 2 Apr 2019 107 years, 44 days
16 Izolda Krmpotic F 2 Sept 1907 13 Sept 2014 107 years, 11 days
17 Kata Cavic[11] F 7 Nov 1901 14 Nov 2008 107 years, 7 days
18 Slavica Strmecki[12] F 29 May 1914 19 May 2021 106 years, 355 days
19 Mare Jaksic[13] F 21 Nov 1893 5 Nov 1999 106 years, 348 days
20 Lina Miljan F 5 June 1905 9 May 2012 106 years, 338 days
21 Ljubica Loncar F 7 Mar 1905 17 Feb 2012 106 years, 328 days
22 Josip Anelic [14] M 19 Mar 1913 22 Dec 2019 106 years, 278 days
23 Fuma Batel[15] F 14 Sept 1910 4 May 2017 106 years, 232 days
24 Nikola Barkovic M 4 Oct 1909 4 May 2016 106 years, 212 days
25 Ika Ponos F 7 Dec 1903 17 June 2010 106 years, 192 days
26 Marija Boronjek F 20 Mar 1910 16 Aug 2016 106 years, 149 days
Aurelia Dunatov F 19 Jan 1909 17 June 2015 106 years, 149 days
28 Sime Petrovic [16] M 1 Oct 1910 23 Jan 2017 106 years, 114 days
29 Stefanija Mogus [17] F 27 Nov 1886 26 Feb 1993 106 years, 91 days
30 Mateo Palaversic [18][19] M 14 July 1906 15 Sept 2012 106 years, 63 days
31 Marija Mikelic [20] F 1 Jan 1914 2 Mar 2020 106 years, 60 days
32 Bara Matekovic F 25 June 1912 2 Aug 2018 106 years, 38 days
33 Florencija Versic[21] F 10 Aug 1910 14 Sept 2016 106 years, 35 days
34 Dijana Stancic [22] F 15 Apr 1890 13 May 1996 106 years, 28 days
Marija Topolnjak [23] F 15 Jan 1911 12 Feb 2017 106 years, 28 days
36 Margarita Dorkin[24] F 10 Oct 1915 Living 106 years, 54 days

Incomplete Cases (107+)

Name Sex Birth Death Age
Eva Polic [25] F 1884? 1996 112 years, 0+ days?
Roza Siletic [26] F 22 Aug 1871? 1981 110 years, 0+ days
Dragutin Sokacic [27] M 1843 1952 109 years, 0+ days
Antonija Polic [28] F 1875 1984 109 years, 0+ days
Jerka Litovic [29] F 1900 11 May 2009 109 years, 0+ days
Soka Mitrovic [30] F 1909 13 Nov 2018 108 years, 0+ days
Rosalija Detelin-Blazevic [31] F 1862 1969 107 years, 0+ days
Katarina Jurak [32] F 1869 1976 107 years, 0+ days
Ivana Cubric [33] F 1902 2009 107 years, 0+ days

Oldest Croatian emigrants (108+)

      Deceased (Validated)/Under 110       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age as of 3 Dec 2021 Country
1 Jelisaveta Veljkovic F 18 July 1904 22 Oct 2016 112 years, 96 days SerbiaSRB
Margherita Buttiri F 8 May 1908 23 June 2020 112 years, 46 days CanadaCAN
Caroline Pullar F 9 Nov 1907 6 Feb 2019 111 years, 89 days United StatesUSA
2 Hermina Dunz [34] F 24 Feb 1898 14 June 2008 110 years, 111 days AustriaAUT
Ezio Ongaro M 20 June 1907 12 Apr 2017 109 years, 296 days Italy ITA
Ana Dodic Bursic [35] F 31 Oct 1900 13 Mar 2010 109 years, 133 days Italy ITA
Anna Zupicich [36] F 30 Jan 1902 2 June 2011 109 years, 123 days Italy ITA
John Pribanic M 22 June 1909 31 May 2018 108 years, 343 days United StatesUSA
Lucia Smilovich F 16 June 1906 3 Jan 2015 108 years, 201 days Italy ITA
Marija Ruljancich F 13 June 1913 Living 108 years, 173 days AustraliaAUS
Antonia Paliaga F 20 July 1913 Living 108 years, 136 days Italy ITA
Maria Sindici F 15 Jan 1908 11 Mar 2016 108 years, 56 days Italy ITA
Mileva Grbic F 15 Sept 1902 31 Oct 2010 108 years, 46 days SerbiaSRB

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Croatia since 2007

      Under 110       Living       Pending       Unvalidated

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Lifespan County of death
? 21 Jan 2007 Ivan Jaklic (b.SloveniaSVN) M ? - 107 4 Dec 1899 – 21 Jan 2007
107 years, 51 days
Primorje-Gorski Kotar
21 Jan 2007 11 May 2009
(2 yrs, 113 days)
Jerka Litovic F 106–109 1900 – 11 May 2009
109 years, 0+ days
Split-Dalmatia
11 Oct 2009 30 Nov 2011
(2 yrs, 50 days)
Nena Tolj F 108 –110 2 July 1901 – 30 Nov 2011
110 years, 151 days
City of Zagreb
30 Nov 2011 17 Feb 2012
(80 days)
Ljubica Loncar F 106 7 Mar 1905 – 17 Feb 2012
106 years, 328 days
Sibenik-Knin
17 Feb 2012 9 May 2012
(75 days)
Lina Miljan F 106 5 June 1905 – 9 May 2012
106 years, 338 days
Dubrovnik-Neretva
9 May 2012 10 Aug 2012
(93 days)
Ada Vitezic F 105 13 Feb 1907 – 10 Aug 2012
105 years, 179 days
City of Zagreb
10 Aug 2012 5 Nov 2012
(87 days)
Paulina Prodan F 104-105 20 Aug 1907 – 5 Nov 2012
105 years, 78 days
Istria
5 Nov 2012 13 Sept 2014
(1 yr, 312 days)
Izolda Krmpotic F 105–107 2 Sept 1907 – 13 Sept 2014
107 years, 11 days
City of Zagreb
13 Sept 2014 29 Oct 2018
(4 yrs, 46 days)
Nina Valjalo F 106–110 6 July 1908 – 29 Oct 2018
110 years, 115 days
Dubrovnik-Neretva
29 Oct 2018 7 Feb 2019
(101 days)
Andja Peric F 108 13 Oct 1910 – 7 Feb 2019
108 years, 117 days
Split-Dalmatia
7 Feb 2019 5 Mar 2021
(2 years, 26 days)
Josip Krsul M 107–109 10 Dec 1911 – 5 Mar 2021
109 years, 85 days
Primorje-Gorski Kotar
5 March 2021 16 Apr 2021
(42 days)
Marija Bibulic F 107 5 June 1913 – 16 Apr 2021
107 years, 315 days
Istria
16 Apr 2021 Present
(0 years, 231 days)
Andjela Sostaric F 107–108* Born 2 Aug 1913
108 years, 123 days
Living in
Zagreb

Chronological list of the oldest living man in Croatia since 2012

      Living

From To Name Age when
oldest
Lifespan County of death
? 20 July 2012
Nikola Radelic ?–104 11 Sept 1907 – 20 July 2012
104 years, 313 days
Brod-Posavina
20 July 2012 2 July 2013
(347 days)
Andrija Prlic (b.Bosnia and HerzegovinaBIH) 104–105 11 Nov 1907 – 2 July 2013
105 years, 233 days
Brod-Posavina
2 July 2013 4 May 2016
(2 yrs, 307 days)
Nikola Barkovic 103–106 4 Oct 1909 – 4 May 2016
106 years, 212 days
Karlovac
4 May 2016 23 Jan 2017
(264 days)
Sime Petrovic 105–106 1 Oct 1910 – 23 Jan 2017
106 years, 114 days
Zadar
23 Jan 2017 5 March 2021
(4 years, 41 days)
Josip Krsul 105–109 10 Dec 1911 – 5 March 2021
109 years, 85 days
Primorje-Gorski Kotar
5 Mar 2021 Present
(0 years, 273 days)
Unknown 10?* Born 191?
Living in
?

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