Luigia Zamparo-Corona
Luigia Zamparo-Corona
Birth: 29 April 1903
Manzano, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Death: 12 December 2013
Rome, Italy
Age: 110 years, 227 days
Country: Italy ITA
Validated

Luigia "Gigia" Zamparo-Corona (29 April 1903 – 12 December 2013) was an Italian supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Luigia Zamparo-Corona was born in Manzano, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy, on 29 April 1903. In 1925, she visited her sister in Palermo, where she met her future husband. On 8 July 1925, she married Vittorio Corona (1901–1966) in Manzano. Her husband was an Italian painter and a friend of her brother-in-law. Both of them shared a passion for art. The couple had six children.

Luigia Zamparo-Corona died in Rome, Lazio, Italy, on 12 December 2013 at the age of 110 years, 227 days. At the time of her death she was the second-oldest living person in Lazio region, after Marie-Josephine Gaudette, the second-oldest ever from Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, after Maria Gravigi and the 9th-oldest living person in Italy. She was the last representant of Futurism school of art. Her age was verified by Paolo Scarabaggio and validated by the GRG on 30 March 2015.

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