LongeviQuest is saddened to report the passing of Henriqueta Soares Marques. She was born in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, on 6 May 1911 and passed away on 12 January 2024 at the age of 112 years, 251 days in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. She was a Brazilian supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Latin American Supercentenarians (LAS).

In February 2023, aged 111. (Source: courtesy of the family)
In February 2023, aged 111.
(Source: courtesy of the family)

At 109, Marques beat the odds. After testing positive for COVID-19 in March 2021, she made a full recovery by month’s end, becoming one of the world’s oldest known survivors of the virus.

LongeviQuest is extending our deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Mrs. Henriqueta Soares Marques.