Adelina da Costa
Adelina da Costa
Adelina da Costa at the age of 109.
Birth: 10 March 1910?
Cape Verde
Age: 111 years, 97 days?
Country: Cape VerdeCPV

Adelina da Costa (born 10 March 1910?) is a Cape Verdean supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She is the second oldest (known) living person in Cape Verde, behind Maria Francisca Goraz.


Adelina da Costa claims to have been born in Cape Verde (then Portuguese Cape Verde), on 10 March 1910. She had only one child, whom she gave birth to at the age of 44.

In March 2020, da Costa celebrated her claimed 110th birthday. At that time, she had 6 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She is known as "Nha Leska".

On 7 April 2021 at the claimed age 111, she received her first dose of the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Adelina da Costa currently lives in Praia, Cape Verde, at the claimed age of 111 years, 97 days.



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