Josefa Maria da Conceicao
Josefa Maria da Conceicao
Josefa Maria da Conceicao at the claimed age of 117.
Birth: 7 February 1902?
Age: 119 years, 177 days?
Country: BrazilBRA
Longevity claimant

Josefa Maria da Conceicao (born 7 February 1902?) is a Brazilian longevity claimant. If her claimed age is true, she would be older than the world's oldest validated person, Kane Tanaka.


Josefa Maria da Conceicao claims to have been born in Brazil on 7 February 1902. She had 22 children, four of whom are alive in October 2019, including Sebastiao Rozendo.

In 2019, she had 36 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 42 great-great-grandchildren. She smokes since the childhood. According to her, the secret of longevity is to sleep well and eat well. Her daughter, Cicera Rozendo, revealed what kind of food her mother always ate: Farm food: macaxeira, yam, potatoes, string beans, guandu beans, fava beans, maize, cornmeal, all of it, peanuts.

Josefa Maria da Conceicao currently lives in Pilar, Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil, at the claimed age of 119 years, 177 days.


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