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Maria Kolomnikova
Maria Kolomnikova
Kolomnikova at the claimed age of 110
Birth: 28 January 1909?
Tambov Oblast, Russian Empire (present-day Russia)
Death: fl.8 February 2019
Inokovka, Kirsanovsky District, Tambov Oblast, Russia
Age: 110 years, 11+ days?
Country: RussiaRUS
Unvalidated

Maria Ivanovna Kolomnikova (Russian: Мария Ивановна Коломникова; 28 January 1909? – 8 February 2019) was a Russian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Kolomnikova claimed to have been born in the village of Inokovka 1-Ya, Kirsanovsky District, Tambov Oblast, Russian Empire (present-day Russia) on 28 January 1909. She married Vasiliy Dmitriyevich, who disappeared during the World War II. Her daughter said: I remember how my mother asked fellow villagers who came from the front about her husband, about our father, but really no one saw how he died. And she remained alone with us, never got married again, she apparently loved him very much. They had five children (one son deceased as of 2019). Both she and her husband are the indigenous people of Inokovka 1-Ya village. She worked all her life on her own farm. At the some point of her life, she was awarded with the Medal "Veteran of Labour". Throughout her entire adult life, Kolomnikova lived with her daughter and son-in-law.

On her claimed 110th birthday in 2019, she was visited by the head of the Kirsanovsky District, Alexander Ivanovich, and the head of the village council, Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Yevstigneyev. At that time, she has already lost much of her memory, so her daughter told the whole story of her life to journalists.

She lived with her daughter Nina Vasilievna. As of February 2019, she had 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Kolomnikova was last known to be alive on 8 February 2019 at the claimed age of 110 years, 11 days. At that time, she lived in Inokovka, Kirsanovsky District, Tambov Oblast, Russia.

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