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Antonia Valderrama Ocampo
Antonia Valderrama Ocampo
Birth: 11 April 1907
Hacienda de Cabanas, Guerrero, Mexico
Age: 112 years, 319 days
Country: MEX FlagMEX
Validated
Antonia Valderrama Ocampo (born 11 April 1907) is a Mexican supercentenarian, whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Antonia Valderrama Ocampo was born in Hacienda de Cabanas, Guerrero, Mexico, on 11 April 1907 (claims 1905). She witnessed the passage of hurricane Tara in 1961, which left several communities in the region destroyed, including her birthplace, Hacienda de Cabanas. She remember that when she was a girl, she saw the men and women who participated in the Mexican Revolution. She married in Hacienda de Cabanas.

Antonia allegedly met Lucio Cabanas Barrientos, Mexican schoolteacher, when he was traveling through the region: "I met him when he came several times to Hacienda (Cabanas), we even gave him food..." she said.

Antonia currently lives in Hacienda de Cabanas, Guerrero, Mexico at the age of 112 years, 319 days. She is cared by two of her nieces.

Antonia Valderrama Ocampo was validated by the GRG on 26 July 2019. The validation process concluded that her actual birthdate is 11 April 1907. On 15 October 2019, she surpassed the age of Ambrosia Acosta Teran (1904–2016), becoming the oldest validated person who ever lived in Mexico.

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