Marianna Smolarczyk

POLAND supercentenarian data

  • Full name: Marianna Smolarczyk
  • Lifespan: (16.02.1897 – 30.03.2007)
  • Age: 111 years, 42 days
  • Birthplace: Łubno, Russian Empire (now Łubno, Piekoszów Municipality, Kielce County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, Poland)
  • Last residence: Łubno, Piekoszów Municipality, Kielce County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, Poland
  • Application date: 26.08.2014
  • Validation date: 02.09.2021
  • Validation source: Wacław Jan Kroczek/Danuta Kieza/Przemysław Kuty


Marianna Smolarczyk was born in Łubno, Russian Empire (now in present-day Swietokrzyskie Voivodeship, Poland). At the time of her passing, she was the oldest person in Poland and the oldest from Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship.

Marianna Smolarczyk passed away in Łubno, Piekoszów Municipality, Kielce County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, at age age of 110 years, 42 days. She was the first supercentenarian in the history of Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship and the longevity recordholder of the region until her age was surpassed by Helena Michalik of Kazimierza Wielka in July 2024.

Longevity recognition

  • Oldest living person in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (15.01.2005 – 30.03.2007)
  • Longevity Recordholder of Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (2005 – 2024)
  • Doyenne of Poland (12.04.2005 – 30.03.2007)


Marianna Smolarczyk’s age was verified by Wacław Jan Kroczek, GRG Correspondent for Poland and Nordic Countries, with the significant and invaluable help of Danuta Kieza, Przemysław Kuty and Mrs. Smolarczyk’s family members, who were visited and interviewed by Wacław Jan Kroczek in Łubno in 2007, and validated by the Gerontology Research Group on 2 September 2021.

Marianna Smolarczyk at age 108 in 2005.

Marianna Smolarczyk, at age 108, photographed with great-great-grandson Michał. Her daughter is seen in the background.

Marianna Smolarczyk at age 108, photographed with her daughter Władysława Pinda (1923-2014) and granddaughter Danuta Kieza (born 1947).

Photo courtesy of Wacław Jan Kroczek and Mrs. Smolarczyk’s family.

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