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Carl Berner
Carl Berner
Birth: 27 January 1902
Stuttgart, Germany
Death: 7 January 2013
New York City, USA
Age: 110 years, 346 days
Country: GermanyGERUnited StatesUSA

Carl James Berner (27 January 1902 – 7 January 2013)[1] was a German-born American supercentenarian, civic activist, and former toymaker.[2]


Carl Berner died in New York City on 7 January 2013, a few weeks before his 111th birthday.

Before his death he was the second-oldest living American man whose age had been validated, behind James McCoubrey. He had also been the oldest living man in New York City for at least the last two years of his life.[3]

At the time of his death he was the second-oldest validated German-born man ever, behind Hermann Doernemann, who lived for 111 years, 279 days.

Berner died in the New York City, New York, USA, on 7 January 2013.