|Birth:||20 August 1907|
Blatna Vas, Istria County, Austria-Hungary (now Croatia)
|Death:||5 November 2012|
Porec, Istria County, Croatia
|Age:||105 years, 78 days|
Paulina was born in Blatna Vas, Istria County, Austria-Hungary (now Croatia) on 20 August 1907, as the third of eight children in the family of Toni Benčić and Franica (née Gržinić) Benčić.
She married Emilija Prodana from Nova Vas in Porec, who was a colonel at the Basharinka station in 1933. The couple had three children: Alma, Steli and Aldo.
In the second half of the 1930s, she moved to the Zatika station in Porec, and later to the town itself. She got widowed around 1982. Her youngest Aldo died in 2007.
As of August 2007, she had one living sister Aneta, who lives in Rijeka, six living grandchildren (one deceased) and nine great-grandchildren.
Prodan died in Porec, Istria County, Croatia on 5 November 2012 at the age of 105 years, 78 days.
- Paulina Prodan napunila 100 godina Parentium, 21 August 2007
- Preminula Paulina Prodan, najstarija osoba u hrvatskoj Parentium, 5 November 2012
|Croatia's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • E)|
Jela Kranjcic • Ruza Sertic • Unknown • Ivan Jaklic • Jerka Litovic • Nena Tolj • Ljubica Loncar • Lina Miljan • Ada Vitezic • Paulina Prodan • Izolda Krmpotic • Nina Valjalo • Andja Peric • Josip Krsul • Marija Bibulic • Andjela Sostaric