Brancaccio (centre) with her daughter Maria (right) and a nurse, Lucia (left) in 2020
|Birth:||5 July 1913|
Baselice, Campania, Italy
|Age:||107 years, 288 days|
Brancaccio was born on 5 July 1913 in Baselice, Campania, Italy. She spent the first half of her life living in a village near Benevento, Campania, before emigrating to Switzerland when she was about 50.
Brancaccio currently lives in Chiasso in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland, with her daughter Maria. In November 2020, both Brancaccio and her daughter were hospitalised after contracting COVID-19. Despite developing severe pneumonia, Brancaccio successfully recovered, making her one of the oldest survivors of the disease at 107 years old. Her daughter also successfully recovered.