Antonio Baldo at the age of 107.
|Birth:||6 July 1887|
|Death:||28 August 1998|
|Age:||111 years, 53 days|
Antonio Luigi Baldo (6 July 1887 – 28 August 1998) was a validated Italian supercentenarian. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living person in Italy as well Italy's oldest man ever. His age record was broken by Antonio Todde in 2000.
Antonio Luigi Baldo was born in Veneto region, Italy, on 6 July 1887. He participated in the First World War. He was married for 62 years until his wife's death in 1981. He had three children, and outlived at least two of them.
At age 107, Baldo was living with his daughter in the village of Nogara. His health was still incredibly good at that time, after having recovered from a fall a year earlier. He would ride his bicycle on a regular basis, walk a lot and work on his land where he mainly harvested tobacco - albeit he himself did not smoke or drink. At age 108, he wrote a letter to the then-President of Italy, because he still had not recieved any pension, even though he retired in 1952. At that time, his main hobby was riding his tractor.
Antino Baldo died on 28 August 1998, in Veneto region, Italy, at the age of 111 years, 53 days.
|Italy's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (V • E)|
Battista Beghelli • Giuseppe Jussig • Francesco Paba • Francesco Soldati Gabbini • Vincenzo Pintorno • Unknown • Leonardo Tamasi • Ulrico Miani • Beniamino Vitone • Pasquale Capella • Giuseppe Arena • Luigi Saba • Francesco Carlino • Giuseppe De Bonis • Cesare Di Claudio • Paolo Gioletta • Giovanni Ferzini • Antonio Giacchetti • Giuseppe Varagona • Domenico Minervino • Constanzo Tizzano • Saverio Russo • Filippo Mogavero • Adelmo Meoni • Giuseppe Pinna • Valentino Stella • Antonio Baldo • Antonio Todde • Giovanni Frau • Pasquale Frasconi • Carlo Orelli • Carmine Alfano • Luigi Rava • Dante Gavagnin • Italo Sarrocco • Delfino Borroni • Carlo Dozzi • Giovanni Ligato • Giuseppe Mirabella • Arturo Licata • Salvatore Caruso • Valerio Piroddi • Andrea Lattari • Lorenzo Berzero • Luigi Tomasi • Salvatore Cavallo • Giovanni Quarisa • Giovanni La Penna • Antonino Turturici