Francisco Fernandes de Oliveira
Francisco Fernandes de Oliveira
Birth: 15 February 1900
Italy
Death: 23 February 2011
Carambeí, Paraná, Brazil
Age: 111 years, 8 days
Country: Italy ITA BrazilBRA
Unvalidated

Francisco Fernandes de Oliveira (15 February 1900? – 23 February 2011) was an Italian-born Brazilian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Francisco Fernandes de Oliveira claimed to have been born in Italy on 15 February 1900. At some point in his youth, he was adopted by a Brazilian family. He grew up on a farm. He never lived in an urban area and never attended a school. At the some point, he married a woman named Virginia, who died 33 years before him.

In February 2010, he celebrated his claimed 110th birthday. He was affectionately known as "Vo Chico". At the end of his life, he suffered from deafness and prostate cancer. At the time of his death, all of his 7 children were still alive, aged between 62 and 80. He also had 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Francisco Fernandes de Oliveira died in Carambei, Parana, Brazil, on 23 February 2011, at the claimed age of 111 years, 8 days.

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