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Fahrija Mucic
Fahrija Mucic
Birth: 5 September 1902
Podgorica, Principality of Montenegro (now Montenegro)
Death: 16 August 2012
Podgorica, Montenegro
Age: 109 years, 346 days
Country: MontenegroMNE
Centenarian

Fahrija Ljaljevic Mucic [Montenegrin: Ljaljević Mučić] (5 September 1902 – 16 August 2012) was a Montenegrin centenarian who was the oldest known living person in Montenegro at the time of her death.

Biography

Fahrija Mucic was born in Podgorica, Principality of Montenegro (now Montenegro) on 5 September 1902. Her maiden name was Ljaljevic.

She was well remembered for the Turkish army, its officers and escapees, the fighting, their withdrawal from the Balkans, and old Podgorica. She has witnessed many wars. She remembered the fighting of the Turkish army as a little girl, the Balkan wars and the First and Second World Wars.

She lived in nine states, Turkey, Austria-Hungary, the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, three Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro. When the Fahrija came to the press and they asked her some questions, she often did not hear, so her grandchildren would have to repeat it to her.

She always said to herself that she is the oldest person in Montenegro. She had seven children, 24 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.[1]

Fahrija Mucic died of natural causes in Podgorica, Montenegro on 16 August 2012 at the claimed age of 115 years and 346 days. Her age has not been confirmed by the Gerontology Research Group because, according to some registry information, it is possible that Fahria was actually born in 5 September 1902. This would mean that she did not die at the age of 115 but 109. However, this claim has not been fully substantiated since these Registers were created after her birth.[2] She claimed to be 115 years old, but was actually 109 years old.

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