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Custódia Maria Inácia

Custódia Maria Inácia is a Portuguese supercentenarian who is the fourth-oldest known living person in the country. Her age has not been validated by LongeviQuest (LQ).


Inácia was born in Odemira, a town in Portugal’s Beja District, on 26 April 1913. She never went to school and is illiterate. Her first job was picking olives at the age of four. From a very young age, she worked in agriculture, and later as a housekeeper.

In 2018, at the age of 105, Inácia moved into a nursing home in Faro, Faro District. She recovered from COVID-19 aged 107. She became the first supercentenarian born in the region of Alentejo in 2023.

Biography partially sourced from Gerontology Wiki

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Inácia was first noted for her longevity, apart from a brief mention aged 103, on her 108th birthday. Her 110th birthday was also widely reported in Portuguese media.

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