Maria da Encarnação Nunes de Sousa was born in Pradinho, Guarda District, Portugal, on 20 March 1909.
Nunes de Sousa married at the age of 25 and had nine children: two of them died at an early age. At some point, the family moved to the Belgian Congo (present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo). In 1969, she returned to Portugal.
At the age of 100, she moved into a nursing home in Vila Nova de Tazem in Guarda District. At the age of 113, she had 14 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Nunes de Sousa passed away on 20 July 2022 at the age of 113 years, 122 days, at the hospital of Oliveira do Hospital, Coimbra District, Portugal, where she had been hospitalized for a day.
(Partially sourced from Gerontology Wiki)