|Birth:||15 August 1907|
Chisineu-Cris, Arad County, Austria-Hungary (now Romania)
|Death:||26 May 2016|
Caransebes, Caras-Severin County, Romania
|Age:||108 years, 285 days|
Margit Szemenyei (15 August 1907 – 26 May 2016) was a Romanian centenarian who was the oldest known living person in Romania.
Szemenyei was born in Chisineu-Cris, Arad County, Austria-Hungary (present-day Romania) on 15 August 1907. Her father died at the age of 92 and mother at the age of 52. She had three siblings. She was born as Roman Catholic of the Hungarian nationality. In 1933, she moved to Caransebes and started working in Mundus, a furniture-manufacturing company. During World War II, her husband was imprisoned in Soviet Union (present-day Russia). They had one son who died around 2002.
In 2015, she had 2 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Szemenyei died in Caransebes, Caras-Severin County, Romania on 26 May 2016 at the age of 108 years, 285 days.
- Tanti Margit, din Caransebeş, sărbătorită la 107 ani 7 Zile, 14 August 2014
- Margit Szemenyei – Cea mai în vârstă femeie din Banat! Radio Resita, 10 August 2015
- 109 éves korában meghalt Szemenyei Margit Mediatica, 26 May 2016
|Romania's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • E)|