|Maria da Encarnacao Sousa|
Maria da Encarnacao on her 113th birthday in 2022
|Birth:||20 March 1909|
Tourais, Guarda District, Portugal
|Age:||113 years, 98 days|
Maria da Encarnacao Nunes de Sousa [Portuguese: Encarnação] (born 20 March 1909) is a Portuguese supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She is currently the oldest known living person in Portugal.
Maria da Encarnacao Nunes de Sousa was born in Tourais, Seia, Guarda, Portugal on 20 March 1909 to Jose Simoes Nunes and Carlota de Oliveira. She is the last portuguese to have been born during the monarchy. She married at the age of 25 and had nine children, two of them died at an early age and the remaining seven are alive as of January 2021. Later, she moved to the Belgian Congo (present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo). She returned to Portugal in 1960s.
She became the oldest known living person from Portugal, following the death of 110-year-old Romana Marques on 15 June 2019.
As of January 2021, she had 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Maria da Encarnacao celebrated her 113th birthday on 20 March 2022. She currently lives in Vila Nova De Tazem, Guarda, Portugal.
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|Portugal's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • E)|
Maria da Conceicao Silva • (Unknown) • Maria Alves de Jesus • (Unknown) • Antonio de Almeida • (Unknown) • Maria Pereira • (Unknown) • Custodia Jacinto • Rosa 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