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BIOGRAPHY

Álida Victória Grubba-Rudge was born in Jaraguá do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, on 10 July 1903. Her father was Bernard Grubba, who was from German origin, and her mother was Maria (née Moser) Grubba.

In 1905, her father built a mansion where Álida Victória resided at the time of her death. She was the second oldest out of 7 children in total.

She married Manoel Rudge, and the couple had a son named Adhemar (25 October 1926 – c.29 September 2018). He was a retired colonel in the Brazilian army and resided in São Paulo. Álida Victória became a widow in 1953.

In 2012, due to old age, she became unable to walk. On her 111th birthday in 2014, it was mentioned that she took daily medication against cholesterol, anemia, diabetes, and high blood pressure.

Grubba-Rudge died in Jaraguá do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, on 23 December 2016 at the age of 113 years, 166 days.

RECOGNITION

Her age was verified by Tiago Jose Soares Silva and Ricardo Pereira Lago, and validated by the GRG on 28 July 2015. She was the second validated Brazilian supercentenarian, the first one being Maria Gomes Valentim.

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