Henriqueta Soares Marques

Supercentenarian data for Brazil

  • Full name: Henriqueta Soares Marques
  • Lifespan: (06.05.1911 – 12.01.2024)
  • Age: 112 years, 251 days
  • Birthplace: Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Last residence: Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Application date: 12.12.2023
  • Validation date: 16.03.2024
  • Validation source:  Giancarlo Bonansea/Guilherme Matheus/Oliver Trim


Henriqueta Soares Marques was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 6 May 1911

In March 2021, at the age of 109, she contracted COVID-19. Fortunately, by the end of the month, she successfully recovered, marking her as one of the oldest known survivors of the disease.

In May 2021, just over a month after overcoming COVID-19, she celebrated her 110th birthday, achieving supercentenarian status.

Henriqueta Soares Marques died in Sao Paulo, Brazil around 9:35PM on 12 January 2024 at the age of 112 years, 251 days.


The age of Henriqueta Soares Marques underwent meticulous examination and verification by Guilherme Matheus (GRG Correspondent for Brazil), Giancarlo Bonansea, and Oliver Trim, and was subsequently validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Henriqueta Soares Marques

Henriqueta Soares Marques (aged 109) in March 2021, after recovering from COVID-19.

Photo courtesy of Mr. Guilherme Matheus, GRG Correspondent for Brazil.

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