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Joaquina Martins
Joaquina Martins
Birth: 13 January 1907
Death: 14 October 2018
Lisbon District, Portugal
Age: 111 years, 274 days
Country: PortugalPOR

Joaquina Martins (13 January 1907 – 14 October 2018) was a Portuguese supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of her death, she was the oldest known living person from Portugal.


Joaquina Martins was born in Portugal on 13 January 1907. In January 2017, she celebrated her 110th birthday.

She became the oldest known living person from Portugal, following the death of 111-year-old Benvinda Marques Matias on 23 September 2017.

Martins died in Portugal on 14 October 2018 at the age of 111 years, 274 days. Her funeral was at the church of Santa Maria in Agualva-Cacem, Sintra, Lisbon District.



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