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Marcelina Araúz de Maure

Marcelina Araúz de Maure was a Panamanian 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 Panama.


Marcelina Arauz was born in Ocú, Herrera, Panamá, on 1 June 1909. She married a man with the surname Maure. They had four children.

At the age of 111, she had nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and more than 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Arauz died in Los Llanos, Ocu District, Herrera, Panama, on 26 March 2022 at the age of 112 years, 299 days. Her death was due to COVID-19.

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Her age was verified by Stefan Maglov and Fabrizio Villatoro, and validated by the LAS on 3 June 2020.