Evangelista Luisa Lopez
Evangelista Luisa Lopez
Lopez at the age of 109
Birth: 21 June 1907
Villa Constitucion, Santa Fe, Argentina
Age: 113 years, 129 days
Country: ArgentinaARG
Validated

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 third-oldest living person known in Argentina behind Victoria Soto Torrez (unvalidated) and Casilda Benegas (validated).

Biography

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.

Lopez currently lives in Don Bosco, Mar del Plata, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina at the age of 113 years, 129 days. She currently lives with her daughter Sara (aged 89 in 2019) and her son Mario (aged 86 in 2019).

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