|Birth:||3 May 1908?|
Gali Municipality, Russian Empire (present-day Abkhazia, Georgia)
|Age:||113 years, 171 days?|
Zinaida Shamugiya (born 3 May 1908?) is a Georgian supercentenarian claimant whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She lives in a de facto sovereign state of Abkhazia.
Shamugiya claims to have been born in the village of Kvemo Barghebi, Gali Municipality, Russian Empire (present-day Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia), on 3 May 1908. Her parents died when she was a child. Shamugiya was raised by her uncle together with her brother and sister. Throughout her childhood, she used to work a lot on fields. She got married at the age of 20. Her husband was allegedly 70 years old at that time, but according to her, no one forced her to marry him. She had at least one son.
Shamugiya currently lives in Gali District, Abkhazia, at the claimed age of 113 years, 171 days.
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