Alida Victoria Grubba Rudge

  • Full name: Alida Victoria Grubba Rudge
  • Lifespan: 10.06.1903
  • Age: 113 years. 166 days
  • Birthplace: Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Last residence: Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Application date: 04.08.2013
  • Validation date:  28.07.2015
  • Validation source: Tiago Jose Soares Silva/Ricardo Pereira Lago


Alida Victoria Grubba was born in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Cararina, Brazil on 10 July 1903. Her father was Bernard Grubba, who was from German origin, and her mother was Maria (née Moser) Grubba. In 1905, Bernard built a mansion where Alida resided at the time of her death. She was the second-oldest out of 7 children in total. She married Manoel Rudge, and the couple had a son named Adhemar (25 October 1926 – c.29 September 2018). He was a retired colonel in the Brazilian army and resided in Sao Paolo. Alida became a widow in 1953.

In 2012, due to old age, she became unable to walk. On her 111th birthday in 2014, it was mentioned that she took daily medication against cholesterol, anaemia, diabetes, and high blood pressure.

Rudge died in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Cararina, Brazil on 23 December 2016 at the age of 113 years, 166 days.

Longevity titles

Doyenne of Brazil (21.06.2011-23.12.2016)


Alida Victoria Grubba Rudge age was verified by Tiago Jose Soares Silva together with Ricardo Pereira Lago and validated by the GRG on July 28th, 2015th.

Miss Alida at the age of 112.

Miss Alida as a young woman.

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