Oldest Woman-world record set by Maria
Olivia da Silva
ASTORGA, Brazil -- Maria Olivia da Silva
(born 28 February 1880) celebrated her 129th birthday last
month-setting the world record for the Oldest
Photo: Maria Olivia da Silva, 125, poses
for a portrait at her home in Astorga, in the Brazilian state
of Parana. She was born on Feb. 28, 1880. / AP Photo: Maurilio
She was born in Itapetininga, São Paulo and
lives in Astorga, Paraná- South of Brasil.
She married twice and has 10 children. She also
adopted 4 children. Today, she has a family tree of 400 people.
Her memory has not faded and she loves to
talk. Da Silva lives with her 60-year-old adopted son, Aparecido
She is at the same age with Cologne Cathedral
in Germany in city of Cologne.
She says she eats rice, beans, and bananas every
day, so she is still healthy.
March 16, 2009
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