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Casilda Benegas
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Benegas on her 113th birthday.
Birth: 8 April 1907
Trinidad, Itapua, Paraguay
Age: 113 years, 176 days
Country: PAR FlagPARARG FlagARG
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Casilda Ramona Benegas de Gallego (born 8 April 1907) is a Paraguayan-born Argentinian supercentenarian whose age was validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) on 10 April 2020. She is the first validated supercentenarian born in Paraguay, and the oldest (validated) person ever in Argentina.

Biography

Casilda Benegas was born in Trinidad, Itapua, Paraguay, on 8 April 1907. Her parents were Patricio Benegas and Asuncion Ojeda. She was baptized in Santisima Trinidad, Trinidad.

Benegas married Benigno Gallego Cuenya in Santisima Trinidad, Asuncion. On 6 April 1945, she moved to Argentina.

On 13 May 2020, she surpassed the age of Virginia Moyano (1904–2017), becoming the oldest validated person who ever lived in Argentina.

Casilda Benegas currently lives in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the age of 113 years, 176 days.

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