Catarina Carreiro

 

 

 

Age: 113

 

Summary: oldest person in Portugal and the world's 11th oldest person who in her youth was struck by lightning as she hid from heavy rain underneath a tree, who suffered severe burns and had a priest read her last rites, but survived those injuries.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: January 9, 1891

 

Died: February 14, 2004

 

Location: Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal