|Evangelista Luisa Lopez|
Lopez at the age of 113, in March 2021
|Birth:||21 June 1907|
Villa Constitucion, Santa Fe, Argentina
|Age:||113 years, 359 days|
Evangelista "Angelita" Luisa Lopez de Contarino (Spanish: López; born 21 June 1907) is an Argentinian supercentenarian whose age was validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) on 24 October 2019. She is the second-oldest living person known in Argentina behind Casilda Benegas.
Lopez de Contarino was born in Villa Constitucion, Province of Santa Fe, Argentina, on 21 June 1907. In 1989, at the age of 82, she moved to Mar del Plata with her husband and children. She had 6 children.
Evangelista Luisa makes tissues and cares for her plants. According to her granddaughter: She's always doing things, she likes to talk a lot. At the age of 112, she had 16 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. On her 112th birthday, she revealed the secret of her longevity: take a glass of wine every day at lunch...
In June 2020, she celebrated her 113th birthday, being the third validated supercentenarian in Argentina to do so.
On 29 April 2021, aged 113, Lopez got vaccinated against COVID-19, making her one of the oldest people to receive the vaccine.
Lopez currently lives in Don Bosco, Mar del Plata, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina at the age of 113 years, 359 days. She currently lives with her daughter Sara (aged 89 in 2019) and her son Mario (aged 86 in 2019).
- Luisa Evangelista López festejó sus 109 años YouTube, 23 June 2016
- Evangelista celebró sus 110 años Diario La Capital de Mar del Plata, 19 June 2017
- 112 cumpleaños de Evangelista Luisa López de Cantarino Diario La Capital de Mar del Plata, 21 June 2019
- Confirmed alive at 113 The 110 Club, 6 March 2021