Giuseppina Projetto

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Giuseppina Projetto-Frau (30 May 1902 – 6 July 2018) was an Italian supercentenarian who was the oldest living person in Europe after the death of Ana María Vela Rubio on 15 December 2017. She was also the oldest living person in Italy since the death of Marie Josephine Gaudette on 13 July 2017. Projetto was the oldest living person born in Italy since the death of Emma Morano on 15 April 2017, as Gaudette was born in the United States.[1]

Projetto was born in La Maddalena. In 1946, she married Giuseppe Frau, a widower with three children. Projetto lived in Tuscany with her daughter-in-law and grandchildren.[2][3] Projetto died on 6 July 2018 at the age of 116.[4] Giuseppina Projetto was succeeded as the Europe's oldest living person by Maria Giuseppa Robucci, also from Italy.

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  1. "Addio a Emma, la decana del pianeta nata nell'Ottocento" (in Italian). 17 April 2017. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  2. "L'ultracentenaria più vecchia della Toscana risiede a Montelupo Fiorentino" (in Italian).
  3. "La Maddalena. Ha 111 anni, è maddalenina, è la terza centenaria ex equo d'Italia e la più anziana della Sardegna" (in Italian).
  4. Addio a Giuseppina Projetto, la nonna d'Europa: aveva 116 anni (in Italian)