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Maria Felicia Bento
Maria Felicia Bento
Birth: 13 April 1901
Alfafar, Penela, Coimbra District, Portugal
Death: 29 December 2011
Podentes, Penela, Coimbra District, Portugal
Age: 110 years, 265 days
Country: PortugalPOR
Unvalidated

Maria Felicia Roseiro Bento (13 April 1901 – 29 December 2011) 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.

Biography

Maria Felicia Bento was born in Alfafar, Penela, Coimbra District, Portugal on 13 April 1901. On her baptism record is mentioned that she was born on 8 April 1901. Her parents were Silverio Roseiro Bento and Felicia Augusta da Conceicao. Her mother was a teacher on Alfafar school, when Maria Felicia was born, as it says on her baptism record.

She celebrated her 110th birthday in 2011 and was living in Podentes, Penela at that time.

She became the oldest known living person from Portugal, following the death of 113-year-old Maria Luiza Nunes da Silva on 26 September 2011.

Bento died in Podentes, Penela, Coimbra District, Portugal on 29 December 2011 at the age of 110 years, 265 days. Following her death, then-109-year-old Maria do Carmo Fernandes became the oldest known living person from Portugal.

References


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

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