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Antonio de Castro
Antonio de Castro
Birth: 6 January 1898
Durraes, Braga District, Portugal
Death: 22 June 2009
Durraes, Braga District, Portugal
Age: 111 years, 167 days
Country: PortugalPOR
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Antonio Fernandes de Castro (6 January 1898 – 22 June 2009) was a Portuguese supercentenarian, who was, at the time of his death, the oldest living man in Portugal, and the last living Portuguese man born in the 1800s.

Biography

Antonio de Castro was born in Durraes, Barcelos, Braga Portugal on 6 January 1898. His parents were Joaquim Jose de Castro and Maria Fernandes. He married in 1926 with Antonia da Costa and became a widow in 1984, when he was 86 years old. The couple had 10 children.

On 13 February 2009, Antonio de Castro became the oldest living person in Portugal following the death of 112-year old Augusto Moreira de Oliveira. He died in Durraes, Barcelos, Portugal on 22 June 2009 at the age of 111 years, 167 days.

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Portugal's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Maria da Conceicao Silva • (Unknown) • Maria Alves de Jesus • (Unknown) • Antonio de Almeida • (Unknown) • Maria Pereira • (Unknown) • Mariana Chiromo • (Unknown) • Elvira de Jesus Caldeira • Jose Ferreira Andrade • Maria do Couto Maia-Lopes • Maria de Jesus • Augusto Moreira de Oliveira • Antonio de Castro • Maria Luiza Nunes da Silva • Maria Felicia Bento • Maria do Carmo Fernandes • Maria Dolores Ferreira • Suzana Correa Conceicao Silva • Benvinda Marques Matias • Cecilia Ribeiro • Romana Marques • Maria da Encarnacao Sousa


Portugal's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Antonio de Almeida • (Unknown) • Jose Ferreira Andrade • (Unknown) • Jose Maria Hermano BaptistaJose Luis LadeiraAugusto Moreira de OliveiraAntonio de Castro • (Unknown) • Manuel dos SantosManuel Rodrigues HortaAlbano AndradeAlberto AndradeJose Martins

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