Maria Rata in January 2018.
|Birth:||1 January 1908?|
|Death:||fl.28 March 2019|
Ialoveni, Ialoveni District, Moldova
|Age:||111 years, 87+ days?|
Maria Rata claimed to have been born on 1 January 1908 in the village of Colibasi, Cahul District, Russian Empire (present-day Moldova). At the age of 18, she met her future husband. They had three children.
In 2015, she had only one living child, son Mihai (aged 76 at that time). At that time, she had 2 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren
Maria Rata was last known to be alive on 28 March 2019 at the claimed age of 111 years, 87 days. At that time, she lived in Ialoveni, Ialoveni District, Moldova.
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