Villanueva at the age of 109
|Birth:||24 February 1911|
Raquira, Boyaca, Colombia
|Age:||110 years, 205 days|
Natalia Villanueva Ruiz (born 24 February 1911) is a Colombian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She's currently the oldest (known) living woman in the metropolitan area of Medellin, and the second oldest person (after Efrain Antonio Rios Garcia).
Villanueva was born in Raquira, Boyaca, Colombia, on 24 February 1911. Her parents were Teodoro Villanueva and Ubaldina Ruiz. She had a sister named Lucilda. She never married nor had children. She worked as an elementary school teacher. Later in her life, she became an Haute Couture seamstress, a job in which she had a lot of success. In her late years, she moved to countryside of Copacabana, Antioquia.
At the age of 106, she moved to a nursing home. A report for her was made that year, and she was reported as being "impressive", as she was extremely independent for her age. She lives in the nursing home of Hogar Benjamin Correa. She celebrated her 110th birthday on 24 February 2021.
She currently lives in Copacabana, Antioquia, Colombia, at the age of 110 years, 205 days.
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