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Maria Alvarez
Maria Alvarez
Birth: 16 September 1898?
Tinogasta Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina
Death: 3 October 2017
Campanas, Famatina Department, Argentina
Age: 119 years, 17 days?
Country: ArgentinaARG
Longevity claimant

Maria Berta Alvarez de Herrera (16 September 1898? – 3 October 2017) was an Argentine longevity claimant.


Maria Berta Alvarez was born and raised in a rural area. Her mother died during childbirth and Maria was given up for adoption. Maria was adopted to the Godoy family. She never attended a school. She lived with her daughter, Catalina del Carmen Alvarez (aged 72 in 2017).

Maria married Esteban Herrera in Campanas, Famatina Department. They had 9 children (one deceased as of 2016).

Maria passed away of natural causes around 5:00 AM on 3 October 2017.