List of Italian supercentenarians

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Emma Morano (1899–2017), was the oldest Italian ever recorded, and the oldest person in the world for about a year. Pictured in 1930, aged 30–31.

Italian supercentenarians are citizens, residents or emigrants from Italy who have attained or surpassed 110 years of age. As of January 2015, the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) had validated the longevity claims of 151 Italian supercentenarians.[1] There are currently about 10 Italians alive over age 110; the oldest one is Maria Giuseppa Robucci, born 20 March 1903, aged 115 years, 267 days.[2] Robucci is also the oldest person alive in Europe.[2] The oldest Italian ever was Emma Morano, who was also the last person in the world to have been born in the 1800s.[3] She died on 15 April 2017, aged 117 years and 137 days.

100 oldest Italian people ever[edit]

  Deceased   Living
Unranked entries have not yet been validated by the GRG.
^ denotes age at death, or if living, age as of 12 December 2018

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age [†] Region or country
of birth
Region or country
of death
or residence
01 Emma Morano[2] F 29 November 1899 15 April 2017 117 years, 137 days Piedmont Piedmont
02 Giuseppina Projetto[2] F 30 May 1902 6 July 2018 116 years, 37 days Sardinia Tuscany
03 Maria Giuseppa Robucci[2] F 20 March 1903 Living 115 years, 267 days Apulia Apulia
04 Dina Manfredini[4] F 4 April 1897 17 December 2012 115 years, 257 days Emilia-Romagna United States
05 Marie Josephine Gaudette[2] F 25 March 1902 13 July 2017 115 years, 110 days United States Lazio
06 Venere Pizzinato[5] F 23 November 1896 2 August 2011 114 years, 252 days Trentino-Alto Adige[a] Veneto
07 Virginia Dighero[6][7] F 24 December 1891 28 December 2005 114 years, 4 days Liguria Liguria
08 Maria Redaelli[1] F 3 April 1899 2 April 2013 113 years, 364 days Lombardy Lombardy
09 Amalia Ruggieri[8] F 6 October 1884 26 June 1998 113 years, 263 days Campania United States
10 Maria Gravigi[1] F 3 March 1900 15 August 2013 113 years, 165 days Friuli-Venezia Giulia Friuli-Venezia Giulia
11 Maria Teresa Fumarola[8] F 2 December 1889 14 May 2003 113 years, 163 days Apulia Apulia
12 Lucia Lauria[9] F 4 March 1896 28 June 2009 113 years, 116 days Basilicata Basilicata
13 Irene Zito[2] F 19 January 1903 7 May 2016 113 years, 109 days Basilicata United States
14 Stella Nardari[4] F 23 December 1898 23 February 2012 113 years, 62 days Veneto Veneto
15 Mariannina Genovese[2] F 15 October 1905 Living 113 years, 58 days Sicily Sicily
16 Diega Cammalleri[2] F 23 October 1905 Living 113 years, 50 days Sicily Sicily
17 Ida Frabboni[9] F 4 October 1896 2 November 2009 113 years, 29 days Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
18 Giulia Sani[10] F 15 September 1893 4 September 2006 112 years, 354 days Tuscany Tuscany
19 Antonio Todde[8] M 22 January 1889 3 January 2002 112 years, 346 days Sardinia Sardinia
20 Guerina Amedei[2] F 31 January 1906 Living 112 years, 315 days Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
21 Marietta Capizzi[1] F 30 January 1901 10 November 2013 112 years, 284 days Sicily United States
22 Maria Muraro[6] F 29 March 1892 2 January 2005 112 years, 279 days Veneto Veneto
23 Rosa Bandini[1] F 11 September 1901 12 June 2014 112 years, 274 days Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
24 Anna Benericetti[2] F 22 March 1906 Living 112 years, 265 days Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
25 Emilia Zucchetti[2] F 28 August 1903 26 April 2016 112 years, 242 days Veneto Lombardy
26 Anna Maria Rosati[2] F 4 May 1905 27 November 2017 112 years, 207 days Lombardy Lombardy
27 Luisa Chiacchiari[11]
(Louisa Delfino)[8][12]
F 10 December 1886 29 June 1999 112 years, 201 days Molise United States
28 Lina Grotta[9] F 22 November 1896 27 May 2009 112 years, 186 days Tuscany Tuscany
29 Giovanni Frau[8] M 29 December 1890 19 June 2003 112 years, 172 days Sardinia Sardinia
30 Serafina Naccarato[10] F 10 October 1893 29 March 2006 112 years, 170 days Calabria Marche
31 Lorenza Dotta[13] F 7 August 1894 11 January 2007 112 years, 157 days Piedmont Piedmont
32 Vincenza Balassone[2] F 24 January 1903 26 June 2015 112 years, 153 days Abruzzo United States
33 Rosa Pesce[2] F 12 September 1902 9 January 2015 112 years, 119 days Piedmont Piedmont
34 Santa Gennari[5][1] F 23 February 1899 18 June 2011 112 years, 115 days Marche Marche
35 Rosaria Caleca[13] F 5 February 1895 6 May 2007 112 years, 90 days Sicily United States
36 Chelidonia Merosi[8] F 11 October 1883 10 December 1995 112 years, 60 days Lazio Lazio
37 Renata Bianchi[2] F 16 October 1906 Living 112 years, 57 days Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
Carmela Velardi[14] F 22 October 1906 Living 112 years, 51 days Sicily Sicily
38 Maria Mallozzi[8] F 25 September 1887 26 October 1999 112 years, 31 days Lazio Canada
39 Angela Case[5] F 21 July 1899 17 August 2011 112 years, 27 days Veneto Veneto
40 Elia Concari[2] F 14 July 1905 2 August 2017[15] 112 years, 19 days Abruzzo Lombardy
41 Arturo Licata[1] M 2 May 1902 24 April 2014 111 years, 357 days Sicily Sicily
42 Maria Crescini[2] F 20 January 1904 17 December 2015 111 years, 331 days Lombardy Lombardy
43 Margherita Venzo[2] F 21 February 1903 8 January 2015 111 years, 321 days Veneto Veneto
Valerio Piroddi[16] M 13 November 1905 18 September 2017 111 years, 309 days Sardinia Sardinia
44 Maria Negri[13] F 12 March 1895 13 January 2007 111 years, 307 days Veneto Veneto
45 Maria-Elisa Moro[17] F 11 February 1897 2 November 2008 111 years, 265 days Veneto Lazio
46 Lilla De Geronimi[8] F 2 December 1892 14 August 2004 111 years, 256 days Liguria Liguria
47 Maria Ciuffreda[5] F 21 June 1899 28 February 2011 111 years, 252 days Apulia Apulia
48 Maria Granello[2] F 11 December 1904 11 August 2016 111 years, 244 days Veneto Veneto
49 Anita Tiburni[5] F 3 May 1900 27 December 2011 111 years, 238 days Tuscany Tuscany
50 Carolina Peretti[9] F 21 October 1897 15 June 2009 111 years, 237 days Aosta Valley Piedmont
51 Gesuina Donati[6] F 9 June 1893 1 January 2005 111 years, 206 days Lazio Lazio
52 Anna DiFelice[8] F 10 March 1892 30 September 2003 111 years, 204 days ? United States
53 Rosa Frau[1] F 12 August 1901 14 February 2013 111 years, 186 days Sardinia Sardinia
54 Maria Mattivi[2] F 29 November 1904 29 May 2016 111 years, 182 days Trentino-Alto Adige[b] Trentino-Alto Adige
55 Maria Gentilini[6] F 12 May 1894 4 November 2005 111 years, 176 days Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
56 Ernesta Pizzocri[1] F 20 August 1901 6 February 2013 111 years, 170 days Lombardy Lombardy
Valesca Tanganelli[18] F 7 July 1907 Living 111 years, 158 days Tuscany Tuscany
Nora Ettori[19] F 5 April 1907 22 August 2018 111 years, 139 days Brazil Lombardy
57 Alba Benatti-Togni[1] F 21 March 1902 31 July 2013 111 years, 132 days ? France
58 Filomena Marongiu[2] F 23 October 1904 23 February 2016 111 years, 123 days Sardinia Sardinia
59 Elvira Raimondi[8] F 13 February 1890 25 May 2001 111 years, 101 days Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
60 Linda Zappettini[8] F 26 February 1892 20 May 2003 111 years, 83 days Liguria Liguria
Carmela Mileo[5] F 27 November 1899 18 February 2011 111 years, 83 days Calabria Calabria
Irma Ilari[20] F 22 September 1907 Living 111 years, 81 days Tuscany Tuscany
62 Natalina Cresci[8] F 25 December 1890 13 March 2002 111 years, 78 days ? United States[1]
63 Angela Rogges[4] F 19 November 1900 23 January 2012 111 years, 65 days Apulia Apulia
64 Theresia Staffler[21] F 15 November 1898 11 January 2010 111 years, 57 days Trentino-Alto Adige[c] Trentino-Alto Adige
65 Domenica Di Tomasso[5] F 11 February 1900 7 April 2011 111 years, 55 days Abruzzo Abruzzo
66 Antonio Baldo[8] M 6 July 1887 28 August 1998 111 years, 53 days Veneto Veneto
Teresa Ruberto[13] F 3 November 1896 26 December 2007 111 years, 53 days Campania Campania
68 Salvina Martinelli[8] F 2 August 1892 18 September 2003 111 years, 47 days Veneto Veneto
Grazia Spadafino[8] F 13 October 1893 29 November 2004 111 years, 47 days Apulia Apulia
70 Orsola Virgina Perego[8] F 10 January 1892 23 February 2003 111 years, 44 days Lombardy Lombardy
71 Maria Santa Butera[2] F 2 December 1904 14 January 2016 111 years, 43 days Sicily Sicily
72 Giovanni Ligato[4] M 18 February 1901 2 March 2012 111 years, 13 days Calabria Liguria
73 Domenico Minervino[8] M 10 May 1880 22 May 1991 111 years, 12 days Calabria Calabria
74 Maddalena Figone[8] F 1 March 1881 6 March 1992 111 years, 5 days Liguria Liguria
75 Valentino Stella[8] M 2 January 1886 1 January 1997 110 years, 365 days Veneto Veneto
76 Lucia Prata[8] F 20 October 1883 15 October 1994 110 years, 360 days ? United States
77 Ida Severini[8] F 12 February 1893 6 February 2004 110 years, 359 days Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
Rosalinda Del Duca[8][d] F 14 May 1875 3 May 1986 110 years, 354 days ? ?
78 Lida Bertonati[22][1] F 30 April 1867 17 April 1978 110 years, 352 days Liguria Tuscany
79 Antonio Pierro[8] M 22 February 1896 8 February 2007 110 years, 351 days ? United States
80 Giuseppina Deidda[5] F 25 January 1900 2 January 2011 110 years, 342 days Sardinia Sardinia
81 Cirilla Zenari[1] F 28 February 1902 2 February 2013 110 years, 340 days Veneto Veneto
82 Maria Sgroi[8] F 19 February 1887 23 January 1998 110 years, 338 days ? United States
83 Eleonora Casagrande[8] F 9 July 1886 6 June 1997 110 years, 332 days Liguria Liguria
84 Concetta La Rocca[4] F 4 June 1901 29 April 2012 110 years, 330 days Sicily Sicily
85 Emilia Revello[9] F 1 June 1898 24 April 2009 110 years, 327 days Liguria Liguria
86 Rosa Gai[10] F 19 June 1895 11 May 2006 110 years, 326 days Piedmont Lombardy
87 Teresa Brachetta[21] F 11 August 1899 24 June 2010 110 years, 317 days Marche Marche
88 Pasqualina Colli[6] F 17 May 1894 29 March 2005 110 years, 316 days Lombardy Lombardy
89 Rosa Colicchia[8] F 30 January 1886 29 November 1996 110 years, 304 days ? United States
90 Francesca Lo Presti[22][1] F 30 April 1890 5 February 2001 110 years, 281 days Sicily Lazio
91 Vincenza Pannuti[2] F 16 September 1860 23 June 1971 110 years, 280 days Calabria Calabria
Maria Addolorata De Vitis[8] F 1 April 1887 6 January 1998 110 years, 280 days Apulia Apulia
93 Maria Campagna[17] F 1 August 1897 2 May 2008 110 years, 275 days Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
94 Mary Acierni[17] F 14 February 1898 2 November 2008 110 years, 262 days ? United States
95 Maria Artimini[5] F 16 September 1900 3 June 2011 110 years, 260 days Tuscany Tuscany
96 Maria Gandolfi[13] F 1 July 1896 15 March 2007 110 years, 257 days Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
Pasqualina Franco[9] F 2 December 1898 16 August 2009 110 years, 257 days ? United States
98 Placida Antonina Flores[5] F 21 October 1900 3 July 2011 110 years, 255 days Sicily Sicily
99 Lina Sansuini[1] F 9 September 1902 19 May 2013 110 years, 252 days Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
100 Virginia Broglia[8] F 11 October 1887 16 June 1998 110 years, 248 days Lazio Lazio

Biographies[edit]

Antonio Todde[edit]

Antonio Todde (22 January 1889 – 3 January 2002)[8] was an Italian supercentenarian who, at the time of his death, was the oldest man in the world.[23] Todde was born in the village of Tiana, in the province of Nuoro, Sardinia,[24] an area noted for its centenarian density.[25] Born to a poor shepherd family in the medieval center of Tiana, Todde was the third of 12 children. In 1920, he married Maria Antonia, then aged 25, and they had four daughters and a son. She died in 1990, aged 95.[26] He left Sardinia only to fight in the First World War,[23] where he was injured in the shoulder by a grenade.[27] He died at age 112 years, 346 days on 3 January 2002.

Venere Pizzinato[edit]

Venere Pizzinato on 23 November 2009

Venere Pizzinato (married Papo, 23 November 1896 – 2 August 2011)[28] was an Italian supercentenarian,[2] living to the age of 114 years, 252 days. At the time of her death she was the oldest person ever from Italy,[29] a title she held until 13 December 2011 when she was surpassed by Dina Manfredini. She was the world's third oldest living person, behind Besse Cooper and Chiyono Hasegawa. Pizzinato was also the oldest person ever to have been born in the Austro-Hungarian empire. She was the oldest person ever to be born and die in Italy, until being surpassed by Emma Morano on 9 August 2014.[30]

She was born in Ala, Trentino, then part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, on 23 November 1896. In 1902 the family moved to Verona, where they had relatives. In 1903, the family moved back to Trentino, where Pizzinato attended a boarding school in its capital city, Trento. World War I forced Pizzinato to take refuge in Bazzano, Bologna. After the war, she moved back to Milan where she took Italian citizenship and met her future husband Isidoro Papo. During the outbreak of World War II, in 1939, the couple moved to Nice, France, to escape the Fascist regime of Benito Mussolini. They married in France, and after the war, they moved back to Milan. Upon retirement in 1964, the couple moved to Verona, where they finally settled. Mr. Papo died in 1981. The couple never had any children. Pizzinato remained in Verona for the rest of her life; at the time of her death, she lived in a retirement home there.[31][32][33]

On 23 November 2010, marking her 114th birthday, Pizzinato was visited by Italy's president, Giorgio Napolitano, who wrote her a letter with the words "In this happy and special occasion I would like to send, on behalf of all Italians, sincere congratulations and good wishes of serenity with her loved ones and people around the community Saint Catherine in Verona".[34]

Marie Josephine Gaudette[edit]

Marie-Josephine Gaudette

Marie-Josephine Clarice Gaudette (25 March 1902 – 13 July 2017) was the oldest living person in Italy from the death of Emma Morano, who was the oldest living person in the world and the oldest Italian person ever on 15 April 2017 until her own death three months later. Gaudette was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States, and was the oldest living person born in the US from the death of Susannah Mushatt Jones on 12 May 2016 and the oldest emigrant from the US ever.[35]

A nun known as Mother Cecilia, she lived in the Italian convent from 1958 until her death[36] and was considered "the world's oldest nun".[37] She lived in Canada and France before settling in Italy.[38] Gaudette died on 13 July 2017, aged 115 years, 110 days, as the 5th-oldest living person in the world.[39]

Giuseppina Projetto[edit]

Giuseppina Projetto

Giuseppina Projetto (30 May 1902 – 6 July 2018)[40] was, at age 116 years, 37 days, the oldest living person in Italy from the death of Marie Josephine Gaudette on 13 July 2017, and the world's second-oldest verified living person behind Chiyo Miyako upon the death of Nabi Tajima on 21 April 2018, until her own death on 6 July 2018.[41]

She was born in La Maddalena, but was of Sicilian origin. Her maternal grandfather had moved from Sicily with the expedition of Giuseppe Garibaldi. In 1946, she married Giuseppe Frau, a widower with three children. At the time of her death, Projetto lived in Tuscany with her daughter-in-law and grandchildren.[42][43]

Projetto had been the oldest living person born in Italy since the death of Emma Morano on 15 April 2017, as Gaudette was born in the US.[44] Projetto is the second-longest-lived Italian person ever behind Emma Morano,[45] and was also the oldest living European from the death of Ana María Vela Rubio on 15 December 2017 until her own death.[46]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Pizzinato was born in Ala, which was then part of Austria-Hungary. It is now in Italy.
  2. ^ Mattivi was born in Trento, Trentino, which was then part of Austria-Hungary. It is now in Italy.
  3. ^ Staffler was born in Ulten, which was then part of Austria-Hungary. It is now in Italy.
  4. ^ Status unclear: GRG tables published later than 2007 do not include this person.

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