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Antonio Urrea-Hernandez
Antonio Urrea-Hernandez
Antonio Urrea-Hernandez (aged 107) with his wife Isabel.
Birth: 18 February 1888
Mazarron, Murcia, Spain
Death: 15 November 1999
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Age: 111 years, 270 days
Country: ESP FlagESP
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Antonio Urrea-Hernandez (18 February 1888 – 15 November 1999) was a Spanish supercentenarians who was the world's oldest validated man at time of death.

Biography

Antonio Urrea-Hernandez was born in Mazarron, Murcia, Spain on 18 February 1888.

Antonio Urrea-Hernandez married Isabel Tossas-Bordanova (16 February 1894 – 13 August 1995) on 26 February 1914. Their marriage from 26 February 1914 until 13 August 1995 lasted 81 years, 168 days was the longest marriage ever recorded in Spain. The record was broken by Gelasio Quintana Blanco and Pilar Canibano Rodriguez in 2008.

On 9 September 1997, he became the oldest living person in Spain, following the death of Gregorio Merino-Calvo. On 28 August 1998, he became the oldest living man in Europe, following the death of Antonio Baldo. On 29 April 1999, he became the oldest verified living man in the world, following the death of Denzo Ishisaki.

Antonio Urrea-Hernandez died in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain on 15 November 1999 at the age of 111 years, 270 days. He remains the oldest man ever born in Murcia.

References


World's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (V • TE)

Sylvester Melvin • Joseph Saint-Amour • William Fullingim • John Mosley Turner
Friedrich Wedeking • Frederick Butterfield • Jean Teillet • Charlie Nelson • Charlie Phillips • Mathew Beard • Joe Thomas • Herman Smith-Johannsen • Alphaeus Philemon Cole • John Evans • Henri Perignon • James Wiggins • Frederick Frazier • Josep Armengol-Jover • Christian Mortensen • Johnson Parks • Walter Richardson • Denzo Ishizaki • Antonio Urrea-Hernandez • John Painter • Antonio Todde • Yukichi Chuganji • Joan Riudavets-Moll • Fred Hale • Emiliano Mercado del Toro • Tomoji Tanabe • Henry Allingham • Walter Breuning • Jiroemon Kimura • Salustiano Sanchez • Arturo Licata • Alexander Imich • Sakari Momoi • Yasutaro Koide • Israel Kristal • Francisco Nunez Olivera • Masazo Nonaka • Unknown • Chitetsu Watanabe


Spain's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Josefa Salas Mateo • Policarpa Pérez Expósito • Josefa Llovet Llovet • Ramona Agudin-Fernandez • Antonia Diaz • Soledad Munoz • Salustiano Alvarez • Isabel Guijarro • Telesfora de la Torre-Mendizábal • Paulina Garcia-Lozano • Aurelio Diaz • A.L.M. • Galo Leoz-Ortin • Maria Antonia Castro • Maria del Carmen Lopez • Gregorio Merino • Gabriela Izquierdo • F.M.M. • Antonio Urrea-Hernandez • Maria Esperanza Onieva • Joan Riudavets-Moll • Jorja Hernando • Victoriana Vázquez Barrero • Lucía Madaria-Vesga • Manuela Fernandez-Fojaco • Teresa Dosaigues Abella • Andresa Guerrero-Ortiz • Felipa Gutierrez • Rosa Martinez • Francisco Fernandez • Francisca Garcia-Torres • Ana Vela-Rubio • Magdalena Oliver Gabarro • Josefa Santos Gonzalez • Maria Branyas Morera

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