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Antonia Paliaga
Antonia Paliaga
Paliaga after recovering from COVID-19 in 2021
Birth: 20 July 1913
Rovinj, Istria, Croatia
Death: 12 March 2022
Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Age: 108 years, 235 days
Country: CroatiaCROItaly ITA
Centenarian

Antonia Paliaga (20 July 1913 – 12 March 2022) was a Croatian-born Italian centenarian who was one of the oldest known survivors of COVID-19, having recovered from the disease at the age of 107. She was also the oldest known living person in Friuli-Venezia Giulia at the time of her death.

Biography

Paliaga was born in Rovinj, Istria County, Croatia on 20 July 1913.

On 2 January 2021, Paliaga was hospitalised after contracting COVID-19. After spending 47 days in hospital, she was discharged on 18 February 2021. At the age of 107, she was one of the oldest known survivors of the disease.

Following the death of 109-year-old Giulia Elena Gosparini on 30 January 2022, she became the oldest known living person in Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

Paliaga died in Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy, on 12 March 2022, at the age of 108 years, 235 days.

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