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Maria do Carmo Fernandes
Birth: 23 January 1902
Death: 21 February 2012
Carvalhal, Sertã, Portugal
Age: 110 years, 29 days
Country: PortugalPOR

Maria do Carmo Fernandes (23 January 1902 – 21 February 2012) was a Portuguese supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of death, she was the oldest living person in Portugal.


Fernandes was born in Carvalhal, Sertã, Castelo Branco, Portugal, on 23 January 1902. She was born illegitimate, daughter of Rosalina do Carmo who was single.

Maria do Carmo Fernandes married Antonio Fernandes in 1934 and widowed in 1960, at the age of 58.

On 29 December 2011, Fernandes became the oldest living person in Portugal following the death of 110-year old Maria Felicia Bento. She was also known as "Maria Rosalina".

Fernandes died in Carvalhal, Serta, Portugal, on 21 February 2012, at the age of 110 years, 29 days.


Portugal's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Maria da Conceicao Silva • (Unknown) • Maria Alves de Jesus • (Unknown) • Antonio de Almeida • (Unknown) • Maria Pereira • (Unknown) • Mariana Chiromo • (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