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Top 5 Oldest People In Africa: Amazing

The following is a list of African supercentenarians (Africans who have lived for at least 110 years). The Gerontology Research Group (GRG) has validated three African supercentenarians as of June 29, 2021. Africa was one of the few continents with birth records until 110 years ago. Despite this, documents from Algeria, South Africa, Cape Verde, and the French islands in the Indian Ocean have been discovered.


 1. Eliza Jane Carrows

Eliza Jane Carrows (born 21 May 1906 in Canada) claims to be a Canadian-born South African. Eliza Carrows died at the age of 115 years and 39 days in South Africa.


 2. Fatema Amr Eissa Qadib

Fatema Amr Qadib claimed to have been born in Egypt on April 20, 1900. She died on January 20, 2015, at the age of 114 years and 275 days, in Beheira, Egypt. At the time of her death, she was said to be Egypt's oldest living lady.


3. Olga Yvonne

Olga Yvonne (Rodrigues) died in the town of Ribeira de Juliao, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde, on June 28, 1903. She claimed to have been born on June 28, 1903, in Mauritius, and lived for 114 years and 171 days.


 4. Thampson Mthombeni

Thampson Mthombeni was a Malawian-born Zimbabwean who lived from June 6, 1902 to November 11, 2016. He lived for a total of 114 years and 156 days. He was said to be Zimbabwe's oldest living male at the time.


 5. Maria Joana Rodrigues

Maria "Mia" Joana Rodrigues was born on January 6, 1906, and died on June 24/25, 2006. She was a Cape Verdean. Maria Veiga Amado died on May 6, 2018, making her Cape Verde's longest living person until her own death. She was born in the city of Paul Santo Antao in Brazil.

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