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Stefanie Kurner
Stefanie Kurner
Birth: 7 December 1911
St. Peter am Wimberg, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Age: 110 years, 50 days
Country: AustriaAUT

Stefanie Kurner [German: Kürner] (née Sunzenauer; born 7 December 1911) is an Austrian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Stefanie Kurner was born on a farm in St. Peter am Wimberg, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary (now Austria) on 7 December 1911. She had six siblings. Her father died in World War I when she was six years. Around 1927, she first moved to St. Johann am Wimberg, then to Linz. She worked as a maid and a nanny.

During the World War II, she worked as a maternity care worker and later as a cook. After the war she cooked in the town hall canteen, in a kindergarten and in the summer in a union hall in Bad Aussee, where she met her future husband, who was a guest there.

She married at the age of 50. The couple not had children. She was married for 30 years and lived in her own apartment until age 99.

In December 2021, she celebrated her 110th birthday. As of December 2021, she had many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

Kurner currently lives at a nursing home in Linz, Upper Austria, Austria, at the age of 110 years, 80 days. She currently is the oldest known living person in Upper Austria and the fourth-oldest known living person in Austria, after L. P., Margarete Troestl and Amalia Reichard.