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Maria Diaz Cortes
Maria Diaz Cortes
Birth: 4 January 1892?
Sacromonte, Andalusia, Spain
Death: 15 January 2009
Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain
Age: 117 years, 11 days?
Country: SpainESP
Longevity claimant

Maria Diaz Cortes (Spanish: María Díaz Cortés) (4 January 1892? – 15 January 2009) was a Spanish longevity claimant who claimed to be the oldest living person.

Biography

Maria Diaz Cortes was born in Spain, and went forty years without heating or hot water. A Romani, she owned a valid Spanish identity card with such a birth date, but it was not issued before 1975 and is not a copy of an earlier one, and her daughter was only 73 when she died.

Cortes died on 15 January 2009 at the claimed age of 117 years, 11 days[1][2].

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