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Maria do Couto Maia-Lopes (b. October 24, 1890 – d. July 25, 2005) was the 2nd longest-lived person to be

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documented in Portugal. She was born and lived in Grijó, in Vila Nova de Gaia, which is near the city of Porto.

Maia-Lopes was nearly deaf and blind in her later years, and was confined to bed after a 2002 domestic accident with boiling water that burned her feet. She had a total of eight daughters, seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Her husband died in 1942. One of her great-granddaughters married a grandson of Portugal's oldest man ever, Augusto Moreira de Oliveira (1896 – 2009).

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