Agnes Boström

Supercentenarian data for Sweden

  • Full name: Agnes Cecilia Boström (née Abrahamsson)
  • Lifespan: (29.04.1912 – present)
  • Age: 112 years
  • Birthplace: Tarasjönäs, Västernorrland, Sweden
  • Last residence: Älandsbro, Västernorrland, Sweden
  • Application date: 29.04.2022
  • Validation date: 24.06.2023
  • Validation source: Victor Bjoerk/Waclaw Jan Kroczek/Oliver Trim


Agnes Boström was born in Tarasjönäs, Ramsele Municipality, Västernorrland County, Sweden on 29 April 1912 as the fifth of eight children born to Erik-Petter and Anna-Marta Abrahamsson. Remarkably, her mother lived to be 98 years old.

Even at the age of 109, Agnes continued to maintain an independent lifestyle, living alone in her apartment. Following the death of 112-year-old Flarid Lagerlund on 9 April 2022, Agnes Boström became the oldest known living person born in Sweden.

Currently residing in Alandsbro, Vasternorrland County, Sweden, she holds the position as the second-oldest known living person in Sweden, behind Gunborg Hancock. Agnes’s longevity stands as a testament to a life well-lived and continues to inspire those around her.


Agnes’s remarkable age has been meticulously examined and verified by Victor Bjoerk, GRG Correspondent for Sweden, Waclaw Jan Kroczek and Oliver Trim, and validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) on 27 June 2023.

Agnes Boström at age 110.

Agnes Boström at age 102.

Agnes Boström at age 107.

Agnes Boström at age 109.

Agnes Boström at age 110.

Agnes Boström om her 112th birthday in 2024.

Photo courtesy of Tidningen Angermanland, and Gerontology Wiki.

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