Francisco Núñez Olivera
Francisco Núñez Olivera
Francisco Nunez Olivera on his 110th birthday
Birth: 13 December 1904
Bienvenida, Extremadura, Spain
Death: 29 January 2018
Bienvenida, Extremadura, Spain
Age: 113 years, 47 days
Country: ESP FlagESP

Francisco Nunez Olivera [Spanish: Francisco Núñez Olivera] (13 December 1904 – 29 January 2018) was a validated Spanish supercentenarian who was the oldest man in the world following the death of Israel Kristal on 11 August 2017. He is also the second-oldest Spanish (and European) man ever behind Joan Riudavets-Moll.


Olivera was born in Extremadura, Spain on 13 December 1904. He was known fondly as "Marchena", a nickname given to him when a boy mistook him for the famous Spanish singer, Pepe Marchena. When he was 19, he joined the army and went to Morocco. He had four children, nine grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren, all of whom were alive at the time of his 110th birthday. He also has a sister who was alive at the age of 91 on his 110th birthday.

Olivera died on 29 January 2018, aged 113 years, 47 days.



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