Maria de Paiva Pereira

  • Full name: Maria de Paiva Pereira
  • Lifespan: 26.12.1907
  • Death date: 01.06.2020
  • Age: 112 years, 188 days
  • Birthplace: Itajuba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Last residence: Itajuba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Application date: 07.01.2019
  • Validation date:  15.02.2020
  • Validation source: Ricardo Pereira Lago/Tiago Jose Soares Silva/et al.


Maria de Paiva Pereira was born in Itajuba, Minas Gerais, Brazil, on 26 December 1907 (claimed 2 January 1908). Her parents were Lazaro Severino Paiva and Barbara Maria Vieira. She married Pedro de Alcantara Pereira with whom she had ten children. In 1972, she moved to Pinheirinho, Itajuba, Minas Gerais, Brazil. She worked as a teacher in “Academia Itajubense de Letras” in Itajuba.

At the age of 100, she wrote the poem titled “Saudade”, in honor of one of her children. In 2018, she had a lot of descendants, including great-great-grandchildren. She became a supercentenarian in December 2017. Her age was verified by Stefan Maglov, Tiago Jose Soares Silva, and Jeffrey Xu, and validated by the GRG on 15 February 2020.

Maria de Paiva Pereira died on 1 July 2020 at the age of 112 years, 188 days (claimed 112 years, 181 days).

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Maria de Paiva Pereira age was verified by Ricardo Pereira Lago, Tiago Jose Soares SIlva et al. and validated by the GRG on 15.02.2020.

Miss Maria at the age of 110.

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