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Andja Peric
Andja Peric
Andja Peric on her 107th birthday.
Birth: 13 October 1910
Death: 7 February 2019
Kotlenice, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
Age: 108 years, 117 days
Country: CroatiaCRO

Andja Peric [Croatian: Anđa Perić] (née Punda; 13 October 1910 – 7 February 2019) was a Croatian centenarian who was the oldest known living person in Croatia since the passing of Nina Valjalo, until her own death.


Peric was born on 13 October 1910 in Croatia. She married Duje Peric and had three children. She never attended school and the first time she visited a doctor was when she was 100, when she had to have a hip operation. Her husband passed away in 1980s.

On her 107th birthday, she had four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Ten months prior to her 108th birthday, her brother passed away at the age of 96. According to her son, Vlade, she worked a lot during her life, she mainly ate homemade food and loved meat and wine. She suffered from pneumonia once during her life.

Peric passed away at 8:30 AM on 7 February 2019 in Kotlenice, Split-Dalmatia County at the age of 108 years, 117 days.


Croatia's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Jela Kranjcic • Ruza Sertic • Unknown • Ivan Jaklic • Jerka Litovic • Nena Tolj • Ljubica LoncarLina Miljan • Ada Vitezic • Paulina Prodan • Izolda Krmpotic • Nina Valjalo • Andja PericJosip KrsulMarija BibulicAndjela Sostaric