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Ana Joaquina Rivera de Muriel
Ana Joaquina Rivera de Muriel
Ana Joaquina at age 109
Birth: 5 September 1910
Santa Rita de Sinitave, Antioquia Department, Colombia
Death: 11 February 2021
Medellin, Antioquia Department, Colombia
Age: 110 years, 159 days
Country: ColombiaCOL
Unvalidated

Ana Joaquina Rivera de Muriel (5 September 1910 – 11 February 2021) was a Colombian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Rivera de Muriel was born in Santa Rita de Sinitave, Antioquia Department, Colombia on 5 September 1910. Her parents were Jose Rivera Castaneda and Rosario Orrego. She married Marco Tulio Muriel Ramirez at age 19 and had 8 children with him: Gerardo, Cecilia, Luzmila, Hernán, Ramiro, Marco Tulio, Eva and Adelfa. Later in her life, she moved to the city of Medellin, more particularly to the neighborhood Comuna 2. At 103, an article was made about her for being the oldest person in her neighborhood. In September 2020, she celebrated her 110th birthday. She had an extremely good memory until her last days, being able to remember with even the smallest details her childhood and youth.

Rivera de Muriel died in Medellin, Antioquia Department, Colombia on 11 February 2021 at the age of 110 years, 159 days. At the time, she lived with her oldest daughter, Adelfa, who was 91 years old.

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