Francisca Susano is believed to be the world’s oldest person. Also known as Lola Iska, she was loved by people all over the world. Furthermore, she passed away on Monday night.
As she lived for more than 110 years, Susano was also known as a supercentenarian.
There has been an outpouring of grief on social media, as the public paid tribute to her.
Francisca Susano Biography
Francisca Susano claims to have been born in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines on 11 September 1897. According to her alleged birth certificate (shown several times to medias), she was the daughter of Isabelo Canonoy-Montes and Sabina? Morales-Taymon, two Roman Catholic of Filipinian nationality.
Susano was a farmer, and had 14 children. Her oldest son was aged 99 in 2015. One of her daughters is still alive at the claimed age of 104.
Susano credits her longevity to her positive attitude, a healthy diet, and abstaining from alcohol. She also plays the harmonica.
In 2015, Susano was reported to be the oldest living person in Negros Occidental. In 2016, she was reported to be living in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, and sometimes went in Negros Occidental to visit her relatives. However, since 2019, she was reported to be living in Barangay Oringao, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.
Susano died in Barangay Oringao, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines, at the claimed age of 124 years, 80 days.
Francisca Susano Age
Francisca Susano was born in 1897 in Kabanklan City, Philippines. Likewise, she celebrated her birthday on September 11 each passing year. Last September, she surpassed Jeanne Calment’s age and became the oldest person to have lived.
Francisca Susano passed away at the age of 124. She took her last breath in her Philippines home. In fact, she was believed to be the last surviving person born in the 19th century.
Is Francisca Susano Daughter Magladena Still Alive?
Yes, Francisca Susano’s daughter Magladena is still alive.
Susano had 14 children. Out of the 14 children, 6 of them have passed away, and the remaining 8 are still alive. Likewise, Magladena is one of Susano’s daughters.
According to the reports, Magladena is alive and recently celebrated her 101 birthday. Unfortunately, details regarding Magladena’s whereabouts have not been made public. Whether she is based in the Philippines or not is currently unknown.
As Francisca is believed to be born in the 19th century, she witnessed the cholera epidemic, Spanish Flu, and smallpox pandemic. Having lived for more than a decade, she also saw the COVID-19 pandemic.
Francisca Susano Cause Of Death
Francisca Susano’s cause of death has not been made public. However, we will keep you updated. For someone of her age, Susano was healthy. She was well-spoken and could still play harmonica. Likewise, she didn’t have trouble speaking or walking.