|Birth:||23 March 1904|
Pommern, Mosel, Germany
113 years, 149 days
Luzia Mohrs (Sister Maria Electis; born 23 March 1904) is a German-born Brazilian supercentenarian who, at the age of 113 years, 149 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 oldest living immigrant in the world.
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.
- 111 LEBENSJAHRE UND 87 JAHRE ORDENSLEBEN
- Deutsche Missionarin Sr. Maria Electis SND feiert in Brasilien 110. Geburtstag
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