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List of Notable Latin American Centenarians (105+)

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This list includes cases of (semi)supercentenarians from Latin America who are notable for reasons unrelated to their longevity. 

  1. Manolita Piña Torres-Garcia (24 Feb 1883 – 11 Jun 1994), 111 years, 107 days - painter and wife of Joaquín Torres García. 🇪🇸🇺🇾 Spain/Uruguay
  2. Marita del Carmen Camacho Quirós (born 10 Mar 1911), 111 years, 100 days+ - former First Lady of Costa Rica from 1962-1966. 🇨🇷 Costa Rica
  3. Waldemar Levy Cardoso (4 Dec 1900 – 13 May 2009), 108 years, 160 days – Marshal of Brazilian Army. 🇧🇷 Brazil
  4. Amelia Cabeza de Pelayo Patterson (16 Jul 1912 – 28 Dec 2019), 107 years, 166 days – composer, singer, poet, and teacher responsible for writing the anthem of the Province of Salta. 🇦🇷 Argentina
  5. Guacolda Antoine Lazzerini (11 Apr 1908 – 22 Aug 2015), 107 years, 134 days – mathematician and teacher. 🇨🇱 Chile
  6. Gioconda Rizzo (18 Apr 1897 – 22 Mar 2004), 106 years, 340 days – photographer. 🇧🇷 Brazil
  7. Carmen Herrera (31 May 1915 – 12 Feb 2022), 106 years, 258 days – visual artist and painter. 🇨🇺🇺🇸 Cuba/USA
  8. Félix Sienra (born 21 Jan 1916), 106 years, 148 days+ – Olympic sailor 🇺🇾 Uruguay
  9. Milton Thiago de Mello (born 5 Feb 1916), 106 years, 133 days+ – veterinarian and the dean of Brazilian primatology. 🇧🇷 Brazil
  10. Guadalupe Natalia Tovar (27 Jul 1910 – 12 Nov 2016), 106 years, 108 days – actress. 🇲🇽 Mexico 
  11. Mariana Frenk-Westheim (4 Jun 1898 – 24 Jun 2004), 106 years, 20 days - writer and translator. 🇲🇽 Mexico 
  12. Juan Filloy (1 Aug 1894 – 15 Jul 2000), 105 years, 349 days – writer 🇦🇷 Argentina
  13. Horacio Coppola (31 Jul 1906 – 18 Jun 2012), 105 years, 323 days – photographer and filmmaker🇦🇷 Argentina
  14. Cecilia Caballero Blanco (30 Sep 1913 – 13 Aug 2019), 105 years, 317 days - First Lady of Colombia from 1974 to 1978. 🇨🇴 Colombia
  15. Cleonice Serôa da Motta Berardinelli (born 28 Aug 1916), 105 years, 294 days+ - academic 🇧🇷 Brazil
  16. Silvio Arturo Zavala Vallado (7 Feb 1909 – 4 Dec 2014), 105 years, 300 days – historian 🇲🇽 Mexico
  17. Ana Carmen Macri (15 Jul 1916 – 4 Feb 2022), 105 years, 204 days – politician 🇦🇷 Argentina
  18. Chicho Ibáñez (22 Nov 1875 – 18 May 1981), 105 years, 177 days – musician 🇨🇺 Cuba
  19. Alice Armand Ugón Rivoir (15 Jan 1887 – 17 Aug 1992), 105 years, 215 days – pediatrician and co-founder of the Sociedad Uruguaya de Pediatría. 🇺🇾 Uruguay
  20. Fedora Alemán (11 Oct 1912 – 6 Feb 2018), 105 years, 118 days - operatic soprano 🇻🇪 Venezuela

Profile picture: Marita Camacho Quiros (1911-Present)


   
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