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Sofia Rojas
Sofia Rojas
Sofia Rojas at the age of 113
Birth: 13 August 1907
Suaita, Santander, Colombia
Age: 114 years, 163 days
Country: ColombiaCOL

Sofia Rojas [Spanish: Sofía] (born 13 August 1907) is a Colombian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She may have the title of the oldest person ever from Colombia.


Sofia Rojas was born in a small farm in Suaita, Santander, Colombia on 13 August 1907. She is daughter of Carmen Rojas, who was a single mother. She moved to Bucaramanga, Santander in the early 1960's. She had at least one son.

In August 2017, she celebrated her 110th birthday.

She became the oldest known living person in Colombia following the death of Juana Aritama on 21 May 2021.

On 12 October 2021 at the age of 114 years, 60 days, she may have surpassed the age of Carmen Emilia Jaramillo, becoming the oldest person ever from Colombia.

Rojas currently lives in Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia at the age of 114 years, 163 days.



Colombia's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Carmen Jaramillo ChavarriaJuana Aritama