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Margarethe Sauer
Margarethe Sauer
Birth: 18 January 1867
Germany
Death: 14 January 1977
Germany
Age: 109 years, 362 days
Country: GermanyGER
Centenarian

Catharine Margarethe Sauer (née Ploeger [German Plöger]; 18 January 1867 (claimed 1866) – 14 January 1977) was a German centenarian who was the oldest known living woman in Germany at the time of her death.

Biography

Margarethe Sauer was born in Germany on 18 January 1867 (claimed 1866). Her parents were Albert Hinrich Diedrich Ploger and Adelheid Margaretha Maria (née Petermann) Ploger and they were born in Wildeshausen. She had eight siblings.

Sauer died in Germany on 14 January 1977 at the age of 109 years, 362 days (claimed 110 years, 362 days), four days before her 110th birthday. At the time of her death, she was believed to be oldest living woman in Germany. After her death, Katharina Braun became oldest living woman in Germany.

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Germany's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Margarethe Sauer • Katharina Braun • Leni Matthaei • Mathilde Schulz • Petronella Wansleban • Agnes Gerrath • Anna Fleinert • Bertha Brandes • Wilhelmine Heister • Gertrude Schmalohr • Maria Corba • Elfried Libbert • Paula Baumgartner • Gertrud Pannwitz • Ottilie Aleith • Karolina Kruger • Franziska Umrath • Pauline Spyra • Wilhelm Lehnen • Marie Stegmann • Wilhelm Schorner • Maria Laqua • Rosalia Hasenkampf • Magdalene Regener • Anna Stephan • Lina Zimmer • Hermann Dornemann • Frieda Muller • Irmgard von Stephani • Elsa Tauser • Frieda Borchert • Emma Joisten • Alwine Werner • Zhenya Broytman • Frieda Schmidt • Berta Zeisler • Charlotte Bauch • Karolina Grober • Elisabeth Schneider • Gertrud Henze • Frieda Szwillus • Johanna Klink • Charlotte Klamroth • Margarete Dannheimer • Else Ronsch • Herta Oeser • Gustav GernethMathilde MangeKatharina HagemeyerAdele RodensteinAnonymous of Berlin (1908)Josefine Ollmann

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