Oldest Swede Dies

The oldest person in Sweden has died.

Rut Mikaelsson, who lived in the northern Swedish community of Åsele, was 109 years old.

She was the last person in this country born in the 19th century. According to the newspaper “Aftonbladet” she didn’t smoke or drink. (gw)

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