|Amalia Gomes Dantas|
Amalia Gomes Dantas at age 112.
|Birth:||6 December 1908|
Patos, Paraiba, Brazil
|Age:||112 years, 285 days|
Gomes Dantas was born in Patos, Paraiba, Brazil, on 6 December 1908 to Francisco Gomes dos Santos and Veneranda de Arimateia Lustosa. Her brother was Fernando Gomes (died in 1985), who was a priest in Patos and Metropolitan Archbishop of Goiania, Goias. She studied at Nossa Senhora das Neves College in Joao Pessoa, Paraiba.
On 10 May 1936, she married Antonio Dantas de Almeida in her native Patos, who died in 2006 at the age of 99. The couple had five sons: Rui Gomes (philosopher, theologian and teacher), Murilo Gomes Dantas (deceased as of 2017, electrical engineer), Ronaldo Gomes Dantas (mechanical engineer), Paulo Antonio Gomes Dantas (pediatrician) and Marconi Gomes Dantas. The first three children (Rui, Murilo and Ronaldo) were born in Patos, while the two youngest ones were born in Pianco Valley.
Gomes Dantas currently lives in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil at the age of 112 years, 285 days.
- Family informations [not avaliable]
- Patoense chega aos 108 anos de idade com saúde e lucidez Folha Patoense, 14 February 2017
- April 2019 Facebook
- no dia da comemoração dos seus 111 anos Facebook, 6 December 2019
- festejar os 112 anos de Amália Facebook, 7 December 2020