Elvira Paredes
Elvira Paredes
Paredes in August 2019.
Birth: 19 October 1908
David, Chiriqui, Panama
Age: 111 years, 132 days
Country: PAN FlagPAN
Elvira Josefa Paredes de Samaniego (born 19 October 1908) is a Panamanian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She is currently the oldest (known) living person from Panama.


Paredes was born in David, Chiriqui, Panama, on 19 October 1908. She married a man with the surname Samaniego. They had 9 children. In October 2018, she celebrated her 110th birthday. In August 2019, she had 26 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and 89 great-great-grandchildren. On 11 January 2020, Paredes became the oldest known living person in Panama, following the death of Clara Cedeno Tello.

Paredes currently lives in Villa Rosario, Capira District, Panama Oeste Province, Panama, at the age of 111 years, 132 days.


Panama's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Bienvenida Vergara Jaen de Cano • Clara Cedeno Tello • Elvira Paredes

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