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Aída Carmen Gandine Dodera

Validated By: On Date: Jan. 12th 2020

Aída Carmen Gandine Dodera was an Uruguayan supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Latin American Supercentenarians (LAS). At the time of death, she was the oldest (known) living person in Uruguay.


Aída Carmen Gandine Dodera was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on 4 May 1910. Her parents were José Gandine and Carmen Dodera. She had one twin sister named Elida Josefa, and two brothers Luis (born 1911) and Héctor (born 1912). In her youth, she was a neighbor of the biologist Clemente Estable.

On 15 March 1930, she married Rivera Francisco Carbone. The couple had four children: Nilda Gladys (born 12 May 1930), Nelson Raúl (1932–1932), Teresita (born 1945), and Beatriz (born 1948). Teresita was the first RH daughter in the country (a protein integrated in red blood cells or erythrocytes and through her determination the blood type is detected). Between her first and second daughter, she had five miscarriages (including Nelson Raúl).

As of her 110th birthday, she had three daughters, nine grandchildren (including Gerardo, Gabriela and Román), 16 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. At the age of 110, she was able to move un-assisted.

Gandine Dodera died in Montevideo, Uruguay on 9 May 2020 at the age of 110 years, 5 days.

(Sourced from Gerontology Wiki)

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She became the oldest known (documented) living person in Uruguay, following the death of 109-year-old Rosalia Aguilar on 2 February 2019.

Her age was verified by Esteban González Olase and Fabrizio Villatoro, and validated by the LAS on 12 January 2020.

Following her death, then 109-year-old Blanca Luisa Cuitiño Barbier became the oldest known living person in Uruguay.