Maria Luiza Nunes da Silva
Birth: 7 July 1898
Death: 26 September 2011
Age: 113 years, 81 days
Country: POR FlagPOR

Maria Luíza Beires Nunes da Silva (7 July 1898 – 26 September 2011) was a Portuguese supercentenarian who was 113 years, 81 days at her death. She was the oldest living person in Portugal. She became the oldest living woman in Portugal on 2 January 2009 following the death of Maria de Jesus, who at 115 years, 114 days was the oldest verified living person worldwide. With the death of Antonio de Castro on the 22 June 2009 at age 111 years, 167 days, she was the oldest Portuguese person.


Maria Luiza Nunes da Silva exercised everyday and was reported to be in good health, although she was in a wheelchair most of the time. She resided in Lisbon with a daughter of hers. da Silva also had 12 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren at the time of her death.

On 26 September 2011 she died at the age of 113 years, 81 days, and was the 12th-oldest person in the world at the time of her death.