Susano in November 2015, at the claimed age of 118.
|Birth:||5 September 1897?|
Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
|Age:||123 years, 284 days?|
Francisca Montes-Susano (née Taymon-Montes; born 11 September 1897?) is a Filipino longevity claimant to the "world's oldest person" title.
Susano claims to have been born in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines on 11 September 1897. According to her alleged birth certificate (shown several times to medias), she was the daughter of Isabelo Canonoy-Montes and Sabina? Morales-Taymon, two Roman Catholic of Filipinian nationality.
Susano was a farmer, and had 14 children. Her oldest son was aged 99 in 2015. One of her daughters is still alive at the claimed age of 104.
Susano credits her longevity to her positive attitude, a health diet, and abstaining from alcohol. She also plays the harmonica.
In 2015, Susano was reported to be the oldest living person in Negros Occidental. In 2016, she was reported to be living in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, and sometimes went in Negros Occidental to visit her relatives. However, since 2019, she was reported to be living in Barangay Oringao, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.
Susano currently lives in Barangay Oringao, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines, at the claimed age of 123 years, 278 days.
- Oldest person, 74 centenarians, honored in Negros Occidental Rappler, 7 November 2015
- Palawan grandma could be world's oldest living person ABS-CBN News, 2 July 2016
- 119-year-old Pinay vying for oldest living person title ABS-CBN News, 16 November 2016
- Woman from Negros Occidental may be the world’s oldest at 122 Inquirer News, 13 September 2019
- Amazing Earth: Meet the oldest living Filipina in the country, 'Lola Isca' Youtube (GMANetwork), 27 October 2019
- Oldest living Filipina celebrates 123rd birthday Manila Bulletin, 14 September 2020
- 123-year old Filipina bids to become oldest living person CDODev, 27 May 2021