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List of African supercentenarians

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This is an incomplete list of African supercentenarians (people from Africa who have attained the age of at least 110 years). One source of lifespans is the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).[1] There have been, inclucing emigrants, 8 verified supercentenarians from Africa. The oldest person ever to die in Africa was Maria Diaz, aged 113 years, 249 days at the time of her death. The oldest person ever born in Africa was Adelina Domingues, who died in the USA, aged 114 years, 183 days.

African supercentenarians[edit]

Below is an incomplete list of supercentenarians who have died or are living in Africa.
^ denotes age at death, or, if living, age as of 26 February 2020

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age [†] Country of birth Country of residence or death
1 Maria Diaz F 22 February 1898 29 October 2011 113 years, 249 days[2] Algeria[lower-alpha 1] France (Réunion)
2 Julia Sinédia-Cazour F 12 July 1892 6 October 2005 113 years, 86 days[2] France (Réunion) France (Réunion)
3 Johanna Booysen F 17 January 1857 16 June 1968 111 years, 151 days[1] South Africa South Africa

African emigrant supercentenarians[edit]

Below is an incomplete list of supercentenarians born in Africa who have died or are living on another continent.

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age [†] Country of birth Country of death
1 Adelina Domingues F 19 February 1888 21 August 2002 114 years, 183 days[3] Cape Verde[lower-alpha 2] United States
2 Anne Primout F 5 October 1890 26 March 2005 114 years, 172 days[2] Algeria[lower-alpha 3] France
3 Marcelle Narbonne F 25 March 1898 1 January 2012 113 years, 282 days[4] Algeria[lower-alpha 4] France
4 Consuelo Moreno-López F 5 February 1893 13 November 2004 111 years, 282 days[3] Spanish Morocco[lower-alpha 5] United States
5 Emile Fourcade M 29 July 1884 29 December 1995 111 years, 153 days[2] Algeria[lower-alpha 6] France
Jeanne Hue F 2 October 1895 5 May 2006 110 years, 215 days[5] Tunisia[lower-alpha 7] France
Virginia Monteiro F 28 March 1895 7 April 2005 110 years, 10 days[6] Cape Verde[lower-alpha 8] United States

Notes[edit]

  1. Diaz was born in French Algeria. It is now Algeria.
  2. Domingues was born in Cape Verde, which was at that time a Portuguese colony. Now it is an independent country.
  3. Primout was born in French Algeria. It is now Algeria.
  4. Narbonne was born in French Algeria. It is now Algeria.
  5. Moreno was born in Spanish Morocco, which was then part of the Spanish Empire. It is now in Morocco.
  6. Fourcade was born in French Algeria. It is now Algeria.
  7. Hue was born in Tunisia, which was at that time a French protectorate. Now it is an independent country.
  8. Monteiro was born in Cape Verde, which was at that time a Portuguese colony. Now it is an independent country.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Validated Living Supercentenarians - Table E". Gerontology Research Group. November 18, 2014. Archived from the original on 1 December 2007. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Validated Living Supercentenarians - France". Gerontology Research Group. May 2, 2007. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Verified Supercentenarian Cases -- USA". Gerontology Research Group. April 28, 2007. Retrieved 17 May 2011.
  4. "Deaths for 2012 (in Chronological Order)". Gerontology Research Group. November 4, 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  5. "Official Tables from the International Committee on Supercentenarians". www.grg.org. Retrieved 2017-09-08.
  6. Supercentenarians who lived in Portugal


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