21 April 1911Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil



Current Residence

São José dos Pinhais, Paraná, Brazil

Josepha Pomares Camargo

Josepha Pomares Camargo is a Brazilian supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LongeviQuest. At the moment, she is the oldest (validated) living person in the State of Paraná.

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Josepha Pomares Camargo was born in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, on 21 April 1911. Her father, an immigrant from Murcia, Spain, was 56 years old at the time of her birth. He had previously been married in Spain and had children there before moving to Brazil. Her mother was a local Afro-Brazilian woman. At some point, she got married and had a son. Throughout Josepha’s life, one of her main talents was that of a craftswoman.

As of February 2024, she has a living daughter-in-law, 4 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.

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Her age was verified by Gabriel Ainsworth, Iara Souza, and Filipe Lopes, and validated by LongeviQuest on 9 February 2024.