|Alida Victoria Grubba Rudge|
Grubba Rudge at the age of 112
|Birth:||10 July 1903|
Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
|Death:||23 December 2016|
Jaragua do Sul, Santa Cararina, Brazil
|Age:||113 years, 166 days|
Alida Victoria Grubba Rudge (10 July 1903 – 23 December 2016) was a Brazilian supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of her death, she was the oldest known living person in Brazil.
Alida Victoria Grubba was born in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Cararina, Brazil on 10 July 1903. Her father was Bernard Grubba, who was from German origin, and her mother was Maria (née Moser) Grubba. In 1905, Bernard built a mansion where Alida resided at the time of her death. She was the second-oldest out of 7 children in total. She married Manoel Rudge, and the couple had a son named Adhemar (25 October 1926 – c.29 September 2018). He was a retired colonel in the Brazilian army and resided in Sao Paolo. Alida became a widow in 1953.
In 2012, due to old age, she became unable to walk. On her 111th birthday in 2014, it was mentioned that she took daily medication against cholesterol, anaemia, diabetes, and high blood pressure.
Rudge died in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Cararina, Brazil on 23 December 2016 at the age of 113 years, 166 days.
- Gerontology Research Group
- A Noticia 9 July 2011
- OCP Online 10 July 2014
- Morre aos 113 anos, mulher mais velha da América do Sul 23 December 2016
|Brazil's Oldest Documented Living Person Titleholders (V • E)|
Placida Maria do Livramento • Ana Nogueira de Lucas • Maria Gomes Valentim • Maria Amorim Gularte • Eleonora Camargo Veiga • Alida Grubba Rudge • Luzia Mohrs • Francisca Celsa dos Santos • Antonia da Santa Cruz • Inah Canabarro Lucas •