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Manuela Fernandez-Fojaco
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Birth: 18 June 1895
Llamas, Aller, Asturias, Spain
Death: 6 January 2009
Grado, Asturias, Spain
Age: 113 years, 202 days
Country: ESP FlagESP
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Manuela Menendez (née Fernández Fojaco) (18 June 1895 – 6 January 2009) was the fifth-oldest living person, the oldest person in Europe and the oldest living person in Spain at the time of her death, at the age of 113 years, 202 days.

Manuela Fernández Fojaco was born in Llamas, in the municipality of Aller, Asturias. On 2 January 2009, she became the oldest living European after the death of 115-year-old Portuguese woman Maria de Jesus. Her reign lasted for 4 days until her death on 6 January 2009. After her death, 112-year-old Lucia Lauria Vigna from Italy became Europe's oldest person (although Eugenie Blanchard was from Saint Barthélemy, which is part of the European Union).

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Spain's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Josefa Salas Mateo • Policarpa Pérez Expósito • Josefa Llovet Llovet • Ramona Agudin-Fernandez • Antonia Diaz • Soledad Munoz • Salustiano Alvarez • Isabel Guijarro • Telesfora de la Torre-Mendizábal • Paulina Garcia-Lozano • Aurelio Diaz • A.L.M. • Galo Leoz-Ortin • Maria Antonia Castro • Maria del Carmen Lopez • Gregorio Merino • Gabriela Izquierdo • F.M.M. • Antonio Urrea-Hernandez • Maria Esperanza Onieva • Joan Riudavets-Moll • Jorja Hernando • Victoriana Vázquez Barrero • Lucía Madaria-Vesga • Manuela Fernandez-Fojaco • Teresa Dosaigües Abella • Andresa Guerrero-Ortiz • Felipa Gutiérrez • Rosa Martinez • Francisco Fernandez • Francisca García Torres • Ana Vela-Rubio • Magdalena Oliver Gabarro