|Maria da Encarnacao|
Maria da Encarnacao on her 110th birthday
|Birth:||20 March 1909|
|Age:||111 years, 311 days|
Maria da Encarnacao Nunes de Sousa was born in Tourais, Seia, Guarda, Portugal on 20 March 1909 to Jose Simoes Nunes and Carlota de Oliveira. She married at the age of 25 and had nine children, two of them died at an early age and the remaining seven are alive as of January 2021. Later, she moved to the Belgian Congo (present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo). She returned to Portugal in 1960s.
Maria da Encarnacao celebrated her 110th birthday in May 2019. She currently lives in Vila Nova De Tazem, Guarda, Portugal.
As of January 2021, she had 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
On 12 January 2021 at the age 111, she received her first dose of the Pfizer/BionTech vaccine, making her one of oldest people to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
- A Nossa Tarde - 7 May 2019 RTP
- 110th birthday Instagram
- Mulher portuguesa vacinada contra a Covid-19 aos 111 anos Correio da Manha, 13 January 2021
- Covid 19. Mulher com 111 anos vive em Gouveia e já foi vacinada SIC Noticias, 16 January 2021
|Portugal's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • E)|
Maria Alves de Jesus • (Unknown) • Maria Pereira • (Unknown) • Elvira de Jesus Caldeira • Jose Ferreira Andrade • Maria do Couto Maia-Lopes • Maria de Jesus • Augusto Moreira de Oliveira • Antonio de Castro • Maria Luiza Nunes da Silva • Maria Felicia Bento • Maria do Carmo Fernandes • Maria Dolores Ferreira • Suzana Correa Conceicao Silva • Benvinda Marques Matias • Cecilia Ribeiro • Romana Marques • Maria da Encarnacao Sousa