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Gloria Castellanos de Alvarez
Gloria Castellanos de Alvarez
Gloria Castellanos de Alvarez with her sons Francisco, Juan and Rafael.
Birth: 16 September 1905
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Death: 21 September 2016
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Age: 111 years, 5 days
Country: Dominican RepublicDOM

Gloria Castellanos de Alvarez [Spanish: Álvarez] (16 September 1905 – 21 September 2016) was a Dominican Republic supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). If verified, she would have been the oldest person ever from Dominican Republic.


Gloria Castellanos de Alvarez was born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, on 16 September 1905.

She married a poet, Francisco Alvarez Almanzar, with whom he had three children: the journalist Francisco Alvarez Castellanos (born 1932), the lawyer Juan Alvarez Castellanos and the lawyer Rafael Alvarez Castellanos (deceased).

She has been a lifelong teacher, teaching in public and private schools in various parts of the country. She was a personal assistant to educator Ercilia Pepin, niece of Father Castellanos and a relative of Gregorio Luperon's paternal side.

Gloria Castellanos Alvarez died in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on 21 September 2016, at the age of 111 years, 5 days.