Margrét's daughter Gunnhildur Erla reads to her birthday wishes from President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson.

Iceland’s Oldest Living Sisters

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Dóra Ólafsdóttir.

Oldest Person in Iceland in History

14 Dec No one in Iceland has ever reached as old an age as Dóra Ólafsdóttir.

Árni Bjarnason, standing next to his model of Silfrastaðakirkja church.

World’s Oldest Man Turns 90

13 Nov Árni Bjarnason, a retired farmer at Uppsalir, near the village Varmahlíð, North Iceland, is World’s oldest man.

Lárus Sigfússon and Kristín Gísladóttir, dressed up for his 105th birthday.

Oldest Icelandic Male Neglected Knitting

9 Feb 2020 “Too bad I never learned to knit, because that’s the only thing I would have been able to do with such poor eyesight.”

Lárus Sigfússon.

Congratulations, Great-Great-Great-Grandpa!

10 Jul 2019 Lárus Sigfússon got great news on July 7: his great-great-great-granddaugter was born.

Jensína Andrésdóttir holds the record for Iceland's oldest person.

Jensína becomes Iceland's oldest living Icelander

19 Jan 2019 Jensína Andrésdóttir became Iceland's oldest living person today at 109 years and 70 days old.

Svanhildur Snæbjörnsdóttir  and Hlaðgerður Sveinbjörnsdóttir.

Oldest living Icelandic twins celebrate 96th birthday

18 Oct 2018 The oldest living twins in Iceland celebrated their 96th birthday last weekend. Hlaðgerður and Svanhildur Snæbjörnsdaughters are also near the record for Iceland's oldest twins ever, the record being 96 years and 292 days.

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