Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper



Age: 115


Summary: oldest person in the Netherlands who was listed as the world's oldest person after the death of Puerto Rican woman Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan in May 2004, who was known as "Henny" and advised others who wanted a long life to keep breathing and eat pickled herring, a favorite Dutch snack.



Cause of Death: Stomach cancer


Born: June 29, 1890


Died: August 30, 2005


Location: Hoogeveen, the Netherlands