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Maria Aparecida Pires Daher
Maria Aparecida Pires Daher
Pires Daher on her 108th birthday.
Birth: 5 November 1910
Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Death: 26 April 2021
Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Age: 110 years, 173 days
Country: BrazilBRA

Maria Aparecida Pires Daher (5 November 1910 – 26 April 2021) was a Brazilian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Pires Daher was born in Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 5 November 1910. Her parents were Benedito Pires de Aguiar and Maria do Carmo Jordão. She had at least 3 siblings: Álvaro Jordão Pires, Maria da Conceição Adalberto and Belizário.

Following her parents' footsteps, at the age of 16 she joined the Third Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, a branch of the religious Carmelite Order of the Ancient Observance.

In 1941, she married Jorge Daher, an influential politician, a councilor and deputy mayor of Angra dos Reis. The couple had 4 children: Jorge Daher (deceased as of November 2007), Maria da Glória, Pedro Salomão and Paulo Salomão.

As of November 2018, she had three living children (Maria da Glória, Pedro Salomão and Paulo Salomão), four grandchildren (Marcelo, Cláudia, Ricardo and Carolina) and seven great-grandchildren (including Rafael, Antônio, Fernanda, Pedro Paulo, Nathália and Gabrielle).

In November 2020, she celebrated her 110th birthday. On 11 February 2021, at the age 110, she received her first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, making her one of oldest people to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Pires Daher died in Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 26 April 2021, at the age of 110 years, 173 days.