Oldest Czech woman dies at age of 107

The oldest Czech citizen, 107-year-old Marie Třešnáková, died on Friday, the daily Právo reported on Tuesday. Mrs. Třešnáková had not been feeling well in the weeks before that, a spokesperson for the elderly persons’ home where she was living since 1994 told the newspaper. Following the death of Marie Třešnáková, the currently oldest resident of the Czech Republic is Evangelie Čarasová, who turned 107 in February. She was born in Greece and escaped to Czechoslovakia during the civil war in her native country, in 1948. Her recipe for a long life is a quiet and modest lifestyle, consuming lots of dairy products and avoiding alcohol. The oldest living human world-wide is Besse Cooper, from Georgia, America. She will be turning 115 in a month.