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The world’s oldest blogger, Morrie Markoff, dies at 111 – Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Date: July 13, 2024 Time: 18:54:07

Information about Markoff’s death appeared on his blog, without specifying the cause or details.

Morrie was born in 1914 in New York to a Jewish family. He trained as a machinist and during the Great Depression he dedicated himself to the sale and repair of vacuum cleaners. Later he ran an appliance company.

He was a member of the Communist Party USA and regularly participated in protest marches. In the early 1950s, Morrie and his wife came to the USSR and visited Moscow and Leningrad as tourists.

Markoff dedicated himself to painting and sculpture and exhibited. In 2017, the man published a memoir of him.

Morrie recovered from throat cancer and suffered clinical death at the age of 99. It is noted that until his last days, Morrie Markoff remained sane.

His wife, Betty, died in 2019 at the age of 104; They were together for 80 years.

Morrie was officially listed as the oldest blogger on the planet after the death of Dagny Carlsson in March 2022, at the age of 110. She also wrote a memoir, was a regular on television shows, acted in films, and hosted radio shows.

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