Maria de Jesus

 

 

Age: 115

 

Summary: oldest person in Portugal who topped the list of people aged 110 or older collated by the Gerontology Research Group and held the title as the world's oldest verified person for only five weeks after the death of 115-year-old Edna Parker on Nov. 26, becoming the last remaining person born in 1893 at the time of her death.

 

 

Cause of Death: Septic shock

 

Born: September 10, 1893

 

Died: January 2, 2009

 

Location: Lisbon, Portugal