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Carmen Lucia Betancour de Velasquez
Carmen Lucia Betancour de Velasquez
Birth: 13 December 1910
Upata, Bolivar, Venezuela
Age: 111 years, 246 days
Country: VenezuelaVEN

Carmen Lucia Betancour de Velasquez [Spanish: Lucía Betancour de Velásquez] (born 13 December 1910) is a Venezuelan supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Carmen Lucia Betancour de Velasquez was born in Upata, Bolivar, Venezuela on 13 December 1910 (claims 1908). She married Fausto Velasquez at the age of 16. The couple had 12 children (six of whom now deceased).

In December 2020, she celebrated her 110th birthday (claimed 112th birthday). As of December 2021, she has more than 100 descendents (including grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren).

Betancour de Velasquez currently lives in Ciudad Guayana, Bolivar, Venezuela, at the age of 111 years, 246 days (claims 113 years, 246 days). She is currently the third-oldest known living person in Venezuela, after Juan Vicente Perez Mora and Ramona Casamayor de Medina.