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Rosalie Wolpe
Rosalie Wolpe
Wolpe (centre) at the age of 110
Birth: 25 August 1909
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Age: 112 years, 151 days
Country: South AfricaZAF

Rosalie Wolpe (born 25 August 1909) is a South African supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She may be one of the oldest living people in South Africa.


Wolpe was born in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa on 25 August 1909. She moved to Cape Town as a little girl. She helped her mother, who ran the tearoom "Café de Luxe" in the 1920s.

Wolpe married Morris Wolpe and had two children : Janet Dickman (aged 79 in 2018), who lives in Australia, and David Wolpe (aged 73 in 2018). In the 50s and the 60s, she owned a grocery.

In 2010, Wolpe moved to the nursing home "Highlands House" in Cape Town; previously, she was in another nursing home. As of 2018, she has five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Wolpe currently lives in in Vredehoek, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, at the age of 112 years, 151 days.