5 July 1912Saco do Ribeiro, Sergipe, Brazil



Current Residence

Ribeirópolis, Sergipe, Brazil

Maria Alaíde Menezes

Maria Alaíde Menezes is a Brazilian supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LongeviQuest. She is currently the oldest known living person in the state of Sergipe.

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Maria Alaíde Menezes was born in Sergipe, Brazil, on 5 July 1912. She enrolled in a local elementary school at the age of 7. Eventually, she became a teacher herself.

In 1933, she participated in emancipation where the city of Ribeirópolis became independent of the municipality of Itabaiana. She was responsible for reading the municipality’s emancipation letter.

In March 1989, a municipal school in Ribeirópolis was founded and named after her.

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Her age was validated by Filipe Lopes and Stefan Maglov, and validated by LongeviQuest on 17 June 2023, becoming the first validated supercentenarian from the state of Sergipe.

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