Nieves Herrera
Nieves Herrera
Nieves Herrera at age 106.
Birth: 24 December 1892
Ciego de Avila Province, Cuba
Death: 5 December 2005
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Age: 112 years, 346 days
Country: CubaCUBUnited StatesUSA

Nieves Gregoria Herrera Rodriguez (née Perez Hernandez Simon; 24 December 1892 – 5 December 2005) was a Cuban-born American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Nieves Herrera was born in Ciego de Avila Province, Cuba on 24 December 1892. Her parents were Santiago Perez and Antonia Hernandez Simon. She had one sister Gertudes Perez Hernandez Simon.

She married Margarito Herrera and had nine children: Pascual Bailon Herrera (1915–2018), Porcopio Margarito Herrera (1916–2007), Guillermo P Herrera (1919–2002), Celerina Gonzalez (1918–2016), Maura Mitchell (1920–1990), Estefana Herrera Perez (1922–2019), Francisco "Paco" Herrera Perez, Josefina Perea and Lebdia Horaquia "Beba" Herrera Rodriguez. She moved to the United States in 1969. She got widowed in 1978.

Nieves Herrera died in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA on 5 December 2005 at the age of 112 years, 346 days.



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