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Djurdja Stojkovic
Djurdja Stojkovic
Djurdja Stojkovic in March 2019
Birth: 20 October 1913
Babina poljana, Kingdom of Serbia (present-day Serbia)
Age: 108 years, 99 days
Country: SerbiaSRB
Centenarian

Djurdja Stojkovic [Serbian: Ђурђа Стојковић] (née Markovic; born 20 October 1913) is a Serbian centenarian who is currently the oldest living person in Serbia.

Biography

Stojkovic was born in the village of Babina poljana near Trgoviste on 20 October 1913 (claims 1908). The public found out about her in March 2019, when she was shown in the show Kvadratura kruga on RTS. It was then said that she was born in 1908.

She survived the First and Second World Wars and the NATO bombing. On 4 December 2020, tested positive for COVID-19, but she later recovered at the age of 108, possibly making her one of the oldest known survivors of the disease. She is currently the oldest living person in Serbia and the last living person in that country who was born before the First World War. Stojkovic gave birth to her first child at the age of 16, and the youngest at the age of 49, which makes her one of the oldest women who managed to give birth to a child at that age.

Personal life

She had 11 children, three of whom died by 2019. Her oldest child of is a daughter born in 1929 who lives in Northern Macedonia. Stojkovic lives with her son and daughter-in-law in a dilapidated house in the hamlet of the village of Radovnica near Trgoviste, Serbia at age of 108 years, 99 days.

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References

Serbia Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Lena Ljubic • Kostadinka Momirovic • Mileva GrbicJelisaveta Veljkovic • Darinka Jandric • Nadezda PavlovicDjurdja Stojkovic • Ilona Kovacs •

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