Brigida Ruiz de Cuevas
Brigida Ruiz de Cuevas
Brigida Ruiz de Cuevas on her 110th birthday with her grandson Jorge Daniel Orué Cuevas.
Birth: 8 October 1907
Death: 1 October 2018
Loma Grande, Cordillera Department, Paraguay
Age: 110 years, 358 days
Country: ParaguayPAR

Brigida Ruiz de Cuevas (Spanish: Brígida; 8 October 1907 – 1 October 2018) was a Paraguayan supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Brigida Ruiz de Cuevas was born in Paraguay on 8 October 1907. At age 15, she married Miguel Cuevas, a veteran of Chaco War. The couple had eight children.

She lived with her daughter Regina until April 2014 when Regina suffered a heart attack and Brigida went to live with his granddaughter María Cuevas de Orué (aged 59 in 2016).

As of October 2016, she had one living daughter Regina (aged 71), 37 grandchildren, 67 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

In October 2017, she celebrated her 110th birthday.

Brigida Ruiz de Cuevas died in Loma Grande, Cordillera Department, Paraguay on 1 October 2018 at the age of 110 years, 358 days.



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