List of centenarians (miscellaneous)

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The following is a list of centenarians known for reasons other than their longevity. For more lists, see lists of centenarians.

Name Lifespan Age Notability
Edward Allcard 1914–2017 102 English marine surveyor[1]
Carl Aschan 1906–2008 102 British spy[2]
Ruth Bancroft 1908–2017 109 American landscape and garden designer[3]
Elly Beinhorn 1907–2007 100 German pilot[4]
Edward Bernays 1891–1995 103 Austrian-born American publicist[5]
Blanche Blackwell 1912–2017 104 Jamaican heiress[6]
Rosa Bouglione 1910–2018 107 French circus performer[7]
Helen Brockman 1902–2008 105 American fashion designer, author and professor[8]
Sam Burston 1915–2015 100 Australian farmer[9]
Ethel Bush 1916–2016 100 British police officer, recipient of the George Medal[10]
Paco Cano 1912–2016 103 Spanish photojournalist[11]
Cynthia Chalk 1913–2018 104 Canadian photographer[12]
Pearl Laska Chamberlain 1909–2012 103 American pilot[13]
Jim Charlton 1911–2013 102 Canadian coin dealer and numismatic publisher[14]
Otis Clark 1903–2012 109 Hollywood butler and survivor of the Tulsa race riot[15]
Ivy Cooke 1916–2017 100 Wife of the Governor-General of Jamaica[16]
Paulette Coquatrix 1916–2018 102 French costume designer[17]
Glen Dawson 1912–2016 103 American rock climber and environmentalist[18]
Cyril Demarne 1905–2007 101 British military firefighter[19]
Max Desfor 1913–2018 104 American Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer[20]
Luigi Caccia Dominioni 1913–2016 102 Italian architect and furniture designer[21]
David Douglas Duncan 1916–2018 102 American photojournalist[22]
Mary Ellis 1917–2018 101 British ferry pilot[23]
Albert Facchiano 1910–2011 101 American mobster[24]
Hans Gericke 1912–2014 101 German architect[25]
Esther Hoffe 1906–2007 101 Czech-Israeli secretary and alleged mistress of Max Brod[26]
Huang Mulan 1906–2017 110 Chinese spy[27]
Evelyn Bryan Johnson 1909–2012 102 American pilot and flight instructor[28]
Ralph S. Johnson 1906–2010 103 American aviation pioneer and politician[29]
Teresa Jungman 1907–2010 102 English socialite[30]
Ata Kandó 1913–2017 103 Hungarian-born Dutch photographer[31]
Thorleif Karlsen 1909–2010 100 Norwegian police inspector[32]
Constance Kent 1844–1944 100 English criminal whose trial raised issues concerning priest-penitent privilege in the UK[33]
Thérèse Kleindienst 1916–2018 101 French librarian[34]
Florence Knoll 1917– 101 American furniture designer[35]
Eleanor Lambert 1903–2003 100 American fashion pioneer[36]
Arthur Lessac 1909–2011 101 American voice trainer[37]
Doris Lockness 1910–2017 106 American aviation pioneer[38]
Tom Maguire 1892–1993 101 Irish Republican Army activist, commander and politician[39]
Elizabeth Holloway Marston 1893–1993 100 British-born American attorney and psychologist. Credited as the inspiration for the comic book heroine Wonder Woman.[40]
Elizabeth Peet McIntosh 1915–2015 100 American spy[41]
Mikhail Mukasei 1907–2008 101 Russian spy[42]
Eric P. Newman 1911–2017 107 American numismatist[43]
Maria Pasquinelli 1913–2013 100 Italian assassin[44]
Brunhilde Pomsel 1911–2017 106 German secretary and broadcaster[45]
Stephanie Rader 1915–2016 100 American intelligence agent[46]
Jens Risom 1916–2016 100 Danish-born American furniture designer[47]
Edward Rondthaler 1905–2009 104 American typographer[48]
Dorothy Rungeling 1911–2018 106 Canadian pilot[49]
Ed Russenholt 1890–1991 100 Canadian weatherman[50]
Zoltan Sarosy 1906–2017 110 Hungarian-Canadian chess master[51]
Joseph W. Schmitt 1916–2017 101 American aircraft mechanic and spacesuit technician[52]
Aron Schvartzman 1908–2013 104 Argentine chess master[53]
Go Seigen 1914–2014 100 Chinese-Japanese Go player[54]
Mollie Sneden 1709–1810 101 American ferry operator[55]
Tchan Fou-li 1916–2018 102 Hong Kong photographer[56]
Terentia 98 BC–4 AD 103 Ancient Rome: wife of Cicero[57]
Len Vale-Onslow 1900–2004 103 British motorcycle builder[58]
Wang Da-hong 1917–2018 100 Chinese-born Taiwanese architect[59]
Joseph Weil 1875–1976 100 American confidence man[60]
Black Mike Winage 1870–1977 107 One of the original settlers in the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush[61]
Michael Wright 1912–2018 105 Hong Kong architect[62]

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