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Luzia Mohrs
Luzia Mohrs
Birth: 23 March 1904
Pommern, Mosel, Germany
Age:

113 years, 92 days

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Luzia Mohrs (Sister Maria Electis; born 23 March 1904) is a German-born Brazilian supercentenarian who, at the age of  113 years, 92 days, is the oldest verified living person in Brazil, following the passing of 113-year old Alida Victoria Grubba Rudge on 23 December 2016. She is also the second oldest living nun in the world.

Biography

Luzia Mohrs was born in Pommern, Mosel, Germany. On 23 March 1926, she entered the novitiate of the Sisters of Notre Dame in Mülhausen, Germany and received the name Maria Electis. She migrated to Brazil in 1939. She stayed in Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul to study the Portuguese language until July 1939. In August 1939, she became a member of the community of Clinica Olive Leite in Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul. She has lived in the community since 1988. In 2013, she celebrated the 85th anniversary of religious life.

References

Brazil's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Maria Gomes Valentim • Alida Grubba Rudge • Luzia Mohrs

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