Spain.  Maria Branyas celebrates her 117th birthday.  He is the largest person in the world

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Spaniard Maria Brañas celebrated her 117th birthday on Monday. The great enthusiast is passionate about the works of Frederic Chopin. The birthday party was attended by the head of the government of the autonomous region of Catalonia, Pere Aragonés, who presented the woman with gifts and a commemorative certificate.

Maria Branyas He has lived for nearly a quarter of a century in a retirement home in the Catalan municipality of Olot. He likes to listen to Chopin's musicWho has played her own piano pieces in the past.

The oldest person in the world Born in 1907 in San Francisco As the daughter of Catalan journalist Josep Brañas, who immigrated to California a year ago. His stay abroad ended when a journalist trying to publish the Spanish-language newspaper “Mercurio” ran into financial difficulties.

Do Branyas returned to Spain in 1915.She linked her life to Catalonia, where she worked as a nurse. In her spare time she played the piano. I especially liked Chopin's works.

In 1931, the Catalan woman married orthopedist Joan Moret, D She gave birth to three children and 11 grandchildren.

Maria Branyas is celebrating her 117th birthday and is the oldest person in the world

Branyas became famous when he was with… With the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, she contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The woman's relatives expected the worst, as the disease was taking a heavy toll on nursing homes.

Meanwhile, Branyas not only defeated the Corona virus, but also… She also broke the record for the longest living person in the worldWhich dealt with Covid-19. According to doctors, the elderly Catalan suffered from a serious illness in the spring of 2020.

See: France. The oldest person in the world has died. She was 118 years old

Maria Branyas He has been at the top of the list of the world's oldest people for more than a yearwhen 118-year-old French nun Lucille Randon was confirmed dead on January 17, 2023.


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