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Elvira de Jesus Caldeira
Elvira de Jesus Caldeira
Jesus Caldeira on her 108th birthday in 1994.
Birth: 27 July 1886
Anceriz, Arganil, Coimbra District, Portugal
Death: 5 June 1998
Cerdeira, Arganil, Coimbra District, Portugal
Age: 111 years, 313 days
Country: PortugalPOR

Elvira de Jesus Caldeira Figueiredo (27 July 1886 – 5 June 1998) was a Portuguese supercentenarian whose age is currently pending by the Gerontology Research Group.


Elvira de Jesus Caldeira was born in Anceriz, Arganil, Coimbra District, Portugal on 27 July 1886 to Jose Caldeira and Pulqueria Rosa.

She married in 1914 at the age of 27 with Jose Pereira Quaresma de Figueiredo and was widowed seven years after the wedding. The couple had one daughter. Later she married with Jose Goncalves Junior and they had nine children, four of them died young. She was widowed in 1950.

Jesus Caldeira died in Cerdeira, Arganil, Coimbra District, Portugal on 5 June 1998, aged 111 years, 313 days. At the time of her death, she was the oldest person ever from Portugal.



Portugal's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Maria da Conceicao Silva • (Unknown) • Maria Alves de Jesus • (Unknown) • Antonio de Almeida • (Unknown) • Maria Pereira • (Unknown) • Custodia JacintoRosa Cadete • (Unknown) • Mariana Chiromo • (Unknown) • Elvira de Jesus Caldeira • Jose Ferreira Andrade • Maria do Couto Maia-Lopes • Maria de Jesus • Augusto Moreira de Oliveira • Antonio de Castro • Maria Luiza Nunes da Silva • Maria Felicia Bento • Maria do Carmo Fernandes • Maria Dolores Ferreira • Suzana Correa Conceicao Silva • Benvinda Marques Matias • Joaquina Martins • Romana Marques • Maria da Encarnacao Sousa