Ana María Vela Rubio
Ana María Vela Rubio, born on 29 October 1901, age  and also the oldest Spanish-born person since 4 April 2017 when, aged 115 years, 157 days115 years, 356 days, is a Spanish supercentenarian. She has been the oldest verified Spaniard ever since 6 June 2016 when, aged 114 years, 221 days.
Vela Rubio is also the third oldest living person in the world. She became the oldest European since the death of oldest person Emma Morano on 15 April 2017. She is the third oldest person ever from Europe, after Jeanne Calment and Emma Morano.
Vela Rubio was born 29 October 1901 in Puente Genil, Andalucia. She used to work as a dressmaker. She never married her partner as her parents did not agree to their marrying, but the couple had two children. Her daughter, also named Ana, lives with her.
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- "Ana Vela se convierte a sus 114 años en la más longeva de la historia de España" (in es). 6 June 2016. http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2016/05/24/actualidad/1464108032_685941.html. Retrieved 29 October 2016.
- "GRG World Supercentenarian Rankings List". Gerontology Research Group. 25 September 2017. http://supercentenarian-research-foundation.org/TableE.aspx. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
- Template:Es-icon La española Ana Vela se convierte en la más longeva de Europa tras la muerte de Emma Morano