List of African supercentenarians

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This is an incomplete list of supercentenarian (people from Africa who have attained the age of at least 110 years). One source of lifespans is the Gerontology Research Group (GRG)[1]

The oldest African ever was French woman Maria Diaz, who died at the age of 113 years 249 days on French island of Réunion. Any known living supercentenarians in Africa or who were born in Africa can be found at the List of oldest living people.

African supercentenarians[edit]

Below is an incomplete list of the supercentenarians from Africa.

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age Country of birth Country of death
Olga Yvonne Agar[2] F 28 June 1903 Living 113 years, 270 days Mauritius Mauritius
1 Maria Diaz F 22 February 1898 29 October 2011 113 years, 249 days[3] Algeria[a] France (Réunion)
2 Julia Sinédia-Cazour F 12 July 1892 6 October 2005 113 years, 86 days[3] France (Réunion) France (Réunion)
Maria Veiga Amado[4][5][6][7] F 9 October 1905 Living 111 years, 167 days Cape Verde Cape Verde
3 Johanna Booysen F 17 January 1857 16 June 1968 111 years, 151 days[1] South Africa South Africa

African emigrant supercentenarians[edit]

Below is an incomplete list of supercentenarians born in Africa who emigrated to another country before they died.

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age Country of birth Country of death
1 Adelina Domingues F 19 February 1888 21 August 2002 114 years, 183 days[8] Cape Verde[b] United States (California)
2 Anne Primout F 5 October 1890 26 March 2005 114 years, 172 days[3] Algeria[c] France (Languedoc-Roussillon)
3 Marcelle Narbonne F 25 March 1898 1 January 2012 113 years, 282 days[9] Algeria[d] France (Languedoc-Roussillon)
4 Consuelo Moreno-López F 5 February 1893 13 November 2004 111 years, 282 days[8] Spanish Morocco[e] United States (Virginia)
5 Emile Fourcade M 29 July 1884 29 December 1995 111 years, 153 days[3] Algeria[f] France (Rhône-Alpes)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Diaz was born in French Algeria. It is now Algeria.
  2. ^ Domingues was born in Cape Verde, which was at that time a Portuguese colony. Now it is an independent country.
  3. ^ Primout was born in French Algeria. It is now Algeria.
  4. ^ Narbonne was born in French Algeria. It is now Algeria.
  5. ^ Moreno was born in Spanish Morocco, which was then part of the Spanish Empire. It is now in Morocco.
  6. ^ Fourcade was born in French Algeria. It is now Algeria.

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