Maria de Capovilla

 

 

Age: 116

 

Summary: Ecuadorian supercentenarian considered as the oldest person on Earth by the Guinness Book of World Records who was born the same year as Charlie Chaplin and Adolf Hitler, but who was also married the year the U.S. entered World War I in 1917 and widowed in 1949.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

 

Born: September 14, 1889

 

Died: August 27, 2006

 

Location: Guayaquil, Ecuador