|Maria Luisa Benjamin|
Benjamin on her 110th birthday.
|Birth:||23 July 1910|
St. Kitts Island, Saint Kitts and Nevis
|Age:||111 years, 68 days|
Maria Luisa Benjamin (born 23 July 1910) is a supercentenarian from Aruba (a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands) whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).
Maria Luisa Benjamin was born in St. Kitts Island, Saint Kitts and Nevis on 23 July 1910. On 14 October 2019, she surpassed the age of Annette Maduro-Lampe, becoming the oldest (known) person ever from Aruba. She celebrated her 110th birthday in July 2020 and became the first (known) supercentenarian from Aruba.
She may be the oldest living person in the Netherlands since the death of Anne Brasz-Later on 2 September 2020.
In April 2021, she has been appointed Member of the Order of Orange-Nassau. She has been a dedicated volunteer of the Women's League of the Methodist Church for 44 years and is the oldest member of the order ever. The previous record holder was Toos Wierema-Ballings who received the honor in April 2020 at age 95.
Maria Luisa Benjamin currently lives in Aruba, at the age of 111 years, 68 days.
- Señora Mary Louisa Benjamin A Cumpli E Bunita Edad Di 109 Aña Nostisia, 18 July 2019
- Vrolijk feest op Aruba: Maria is 110 jaar RTL XL, 23 July 2020
- 110-jarige Arubaanse vrouw waarschijnlijk oudste geridderde persoon ooit NU.nl, 26 April 2021
- Record: Mary Louisa Benjamin a cumpli 111 aña awe! Record, 23 July 2021