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This is a list of the oldest people from Romania and list of the Romanian supercentenarians (people from Romania who have reached an age of 110 or over). The oldest validated person ever from Romania is Dumitru Comanescu (1908–2020), who lived to be 111 years, 219 days.

List of oldest living people from Romania (107+)

      Deceased (Validated)/Under 110       Living       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Age Residence
1 Maria Mihai [1][2] F 5 Jan 1913 108 years, 331 days Calarasi
2 Angela Dragna[3] F 15 Feb 1914 107 years, 290 days Buzău
3 Constantin Hertoiu [4] M 28 Feb 1914 107 years, 277 days Vâlcea

List of oldest living men from Romania (105+)

      Deceased (Validated)/Under 110       Living       Unvalidated

Rank Name Birth Age Residence
1 Constantin Hertoiu 28 Feb 1914 107 years, 277 days Vâlcea
2 Simion Prigon [5] 19 May 1915 106 years, 197 days Bistrița Bârgăului
3 Constantin Năstase [6] 3 June 1915 106 years, 182 days Bistrița Bargaului
4 Joseph Rus[7] 28 Oct 1915 106 years, 35 days Cluj
5 Mihai Sora [8] 7 Nov 1916 105 years, 25 days ?

List of oldest people from Romania (108+)

      Deceased (Validated)/Under 110       Living       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age
1 Dumitru Comanescu M 21 Nov 1908 27 June 2020 111 years, 219 days
2 Elena Lungoci [9] F 14 Jan 1895 28 Dec 2004 109 years, 348 days
3 Ioan Lascau [10] M 25 Feb 1912 15 Feb 2021 108 years, 356 days
4 Vasile Stămăteanu [11] M 2 Feb 1912 28 Dec 2020 108 years, 328 days
5 Maria Mihai F 5 Jan 1913 Living 108 years, 331 days
6 Margit Szemenyei [12] F 15 Aug 1907 26 May 2016 108 years, 285 days
7 Sofia Vrabie [13] F 29 Sept 1908 16 May 2017 108 years, 229 days
8 Gheorghe Covaci M 23 July 1905 15 Jan 2014 108 years, 176 days
9 Elena Siriteanu [14][15] F 29 Feb 1908 25 July 2016 108 years, 147 days
10 Traian Grancea [16] M 24 Dec 1905 18 May 2014 108 years, 145 days
11 Dumitrascu Lacatusu [17] M 22 Mar 1891 13 Aug 1999 108 years, 144 days
12 Alexandru Zamfirescu [18] M 23 July 1912 20 Sept 2020 108 years, 59 days
13 Augustin Rus [19] M 5 Apr 1910 2 June 2018 108 years, 58 days

Limbo

Name Sex Birth Last confirmet alive Age
Maria Tudor [20] F 9 Sep 1903 fl.17 Dec 2013 110 years, 99+ days
Ileana Cardos [21] F 31 Dec 1904 fl.30 Jan 2013 108 years, 30+ days

Incomplete (Questionable) Cases

      Unvalidated

Name Sex Birth Death Age
Tanase Tanase (b.GreeceGRE) M 15 Oct 1894? Sept 2009 114 years, 321-350 days?
Agora Rafte (b.GreeceGRE) F 15 Mar 1890? 22 Mar 2004 114 years, 7 days?

List of Romanian emigrant supercentenarians

      Validated       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Born Died Age County of birth Country
Barbara Poth F 10 May 1882 4 Jan 1994 111 years, 239 days Timis United StatesUSA
Istvanne Fejes F 15 Feb 1911 Living 110 years, 290 days Maramures HungaryHUN
1 Maria Corba F 15 Aug 1878 8 Mar 1989 110 years, 205 days Caras-Severin GermanyGER
Rosina Neubauer F 11 Oct 1909 13 Nov 2019 110 years, 33 days Brasov GermanyGER

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Romania since 2016

      Validated (Deceased) / Under 110       Living

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Lifespan County of death
? 26 May 2016 Margit Szemenyei F ?–108 15 Aug 1907 – 26 May 2016
108 years, 285 days
Caras-Severin
26 May 2016 25 July 2016
(60 days)
Elena Siriteanu F 108 29 Feb 1908 – 25 July 2016
108 years, 147 days
Iasi
25 July 2016 16 May 2017
(295 days)
Sofia Vrabie F 107–108 29 Sept 1908 – 16 May 2017
108 years, 229 days
Bacau
16 May 2017 27 June 2020
(3 yrs, 42 days)
Dumitru Comanescu M 108–111 21 Nov 1908 – 27 June 2020
111 years, 219 days
Bucharest
27 June 2020 15 Feb 2021
(233 days)
Ioan Lascau M 108 25 Feb 1912 – 15 Feb 2021
108 years, 356 days
Cluj
15 Feb 2021 Present
(0 years, 290 days)
Maria Mihai F 108* Born 5 Jan 1913
108 years, 331 days
Living in
Calarasi

Chronological list of the oldest living man in Romania since 2020

      Validated (Deceased) / Under 110       Living       Pending       Unvalidated

From To Name Age when
oldest
Lifespan County
of death
16 May 2017 27 June 2020
(3 yrs, 42 days)
Dumitru Comanescu 108–111 21 Nov 1908 – 27 June 2020
111 years, 219 days
Bucharest
27 June 2020 15 Feb 2021
(233 days)
Ioan Lascau 108 Born 25 Feb 1912 – 15 Feb 2021
108 years, 356 days
Cluj
15 Feb 2021 Present
(0 years, 290 days)
Constantin Hertoiu 106–107* Born 28 Feb 1914
107 years, 277 days
Living in
Vâlcea

References

  1. O femeie din comuna Independența a împlinit 100 de ani Media Calarasi, 5 January 2013
  2. AZI BUNICA MEA DRAGA A ÎMPLINIT 108 ANI Nelu Florea (Facebook), 5 January 2020
  3. Angela Dragna, 107 ani știri de Buzău, 21 March 2021
  4. Constantin, 107 ani Facebook, 1 March 2021
  5. Simon, 106 ani Timponline, 23 Mai 2021
  6. Constantin, 106 ani Jurnadul de Arges, 3 June 2021
  7. https://www.glasulcetatii.ro/articol/3747/veteranul-de-razboi-iosif-rus-a-implinit-106-ani
  8. Mihai Şora la 104 ani: Cum arăta în 1917 şi cum arată astăzi Mediafax, 7 November 2020
  9. Cea mai batrana pensionara a murit
  10. Cu o săptămână înainte de a împlini vârsta de 109 ani, cel mai bătrân om din comuna Luna a plecat la Ceruri!
  11. Vasile, 108 ani murit
  12. 109 éves korában meghalt Szemenyei Margit
  13. A murit cel mai bătrân cetățean al Bacăului. Avea 108 ani
  14. Secretul longevităţii, dezvăluit de o bătrână de 108 ani
  15. A murit cea mai varstnica ieseanca din judet
  16. A murit cel mai bătrân supravieţuitor român al Holocaustului
  17. Dumitraşcu Lăcătuşu Wikipedia
  18. A fost salvat de la moarte de Ceauşescu
  19. Cel mai bătrân om din Bistrița a murit. Augustin Rus s-a stins la 108 ani
  20. La mulţi ani! Cea mai longevivă femeie din judeţul Tulcea a sărbătorit 110 ani adevarul.ro
    Povestea vieții celui mai vârstnic român: Maria Tudor are 110 și a trăit toată viața din agricultură bindiribli.ro
  21. Congratulated by the management of Satu Mare City Hall, 108 years old!
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