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Ulitzer95

Posted 17 October 2014 - 08:35 PM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 16 October 2014 - 02:19 PM, said:

Queen Victoria died on 22 January 1901. Therefore there are only 16 Victorians left who are verified the youngest of whom is Opal Thompson who was born on 13 January 1901.
Not even enough for a DDP team.

Surely to qualify as a "Victorian", you have to have been a subject of the monarch of the day. Therefore there are only 2 - the UK's Ethel Lang, and Violet Brown from Jamaica, who is a little older. Hopefully Ethel outlives the Jamaican lady, only seen appropriate that the last Victorian alive is from Britain!

Bibliogryphon

Posted 16 October 2014 - 02:19 PM

Queen Victoria died on 22 January 1901. Therefore there are only 16 Victorians left who are verified the youngest of whom is Opal Thompson who was born on 13 January 1901.
Not even enough for a DDP team.

Shaun of the Dead

Posted 16 October 2014 - 01:52 PM

http://www.birmingha...lorence-7934603 -Britain`s second oldest woman Florence Pittaway turned 112 yesterday and looks as bad as Ethel Lang in the photo provided.She has also outlived her last child who was 87.

gcreptile

Posted 14 October 2014 - 11:09 AM

American woman Anna Stoehr, 113, too old for facebook?

http://www.usatoday....ebook/17040843/

Dr. Zorders

Posted 08 October 2014 - 10:00 AM

The oldest woman in New Zealand has died aged 110.

gcreptile

Posted 24 September 2014 - 06:44 PM

Oldest german woman, Frieda Szwillus, dead at 112:

http://www.spiegel.d...n-a-993599.html (link in german)

New record holder is Luise Rainer, no wait, Silvia Ihm, also 112.

Davey Jones' Locker

Posted 15 September 2014 - 04:35 AM

World's oldest hockey player to hang up her stick: http://www.abc.net.a...irement/5742398

Bibliogryphon

Posted 10 September 2014 - 11:07 AM

View Postmaryportfuncity, on 09 September 2014 - 03:50 PM, said:

View PostBibliogryphon, on 09 September 2014 - 02:39 PM, said:

Fanny Godin the oldest woman in Belgium (112) has died.

We have a thread about running out of Dicks elsewhere. Does anyone know if Fannys are in short supply yet?

It is worse than that they are being wantonly destroyed. I recently saw a reprint of Enid Blyton'...

maryportfuncity

Posted 09 September 2014 - 03:50 PM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 09 September 2014 - 02:39 PM, said:

Fanny Godin the oldest woman in Belgium (112) has died.

We have a thread about running out of Dicks elsewhere. Does anyone know if Fannys are in short supply yet?

Bibliogryphon

Posted 09 September 2014 - 02:39 PM

Fanny Godin the oldest woman in Belgium (112) has died.

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