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New Validation: Former World’s Oldest Living Person, Ana Nogueira de Luca (1896-2010) of Brazil

Undated, in her centenarian years.

LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Ana Nogueira de Luca at 114 years old. She was a Brazilian supercentenarian recognized as the former world’s oldest living person for the final two weeks of her life.

Ana Rita Nogueira De Luca was born on 21 June 1896 on a farm in Pousa Alto, Minas Gerais. She had seven siblings to her parents Paulino Vito Nogueira and Mathilde Luiza Gonçalves. Her father worked as the director of the local school.

Ana took care of her younger siblings when she was 13 years old after her mother died. Moreover, her father sends Ana and her siblings to Carmo De Minas for better educational opportunities. They lived with a relative in that municipality where Ana remained for three years to complete her studies. She returned to her family’s farm afterward.

(Source: family contact)

On 17 January 1917, Ana married a dentist named Egydio de Luca and the couple had 12 children together. Their marriage lasted for 60 years before her husband passed away in 1976.

Ana Nogueira de Luca passed away on 18 November 2010 due to cardiac arrest. She was 114 years old at the time of her death. She was survived by five children, 28 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

For more information, please view Ana Rita Nogueira de Luca’s Directory Profile here.

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