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Serafina Herrera de Sugasti

Validated By: On Date: Apr. 17th 2022

Serafina Herrera de Sugasti was a Panamanian supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Latin American Supercentenarians (LAS). She is the oldest Panamanian person ever.


Serafina Herrera de Sugasti was born in Guararé, Los Santos, Gran Colombia (present-day Republic of Panama) on 21 May 1901. Her parents were Eliseo and Juana Díaz.

At the age of 21, she married José del Carmen Sugaste in Guarane, Los Santos Province, Panama. The couple had seven children (including Amable and Zenaida).

Herrera de Sugasti died in La Chorrera, Panamá Oeste Province, Panama on 4 August 2015 at the age of 114 years, 75 days.

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Her age was verified by Santiago García Medina and James Roberts, and validated by the LAS on 17 April 2022.