Giovanni La Penna
Giovanni La Penna
Birth: 29 October 1909
Roseto Valfortore, Apulia, Italy
Age: 110 years, 114 days
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Giovanni La Penna (born 29 October 1909) is an Italian supercentenarian who is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Giovanni La Penna was born in Roseto Valfortore, Apulia, Italy on 29 October 1909 and has lived there for the whole life. He is affectionately known as "Zij Giuvann". He celebrated his 110th birthday on 29 October 1909. At the time, he had four children, 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. It was announced that the senior still goes to Mass accompanied by his grandson, plays cards with his great-grandchildren, and until a few years ago he lived alone and took care of his vegetable garden.

La Penna is currently the second oldest living man in Italy behind Giovanni Quarisa and the second oldest living person in Apulia region.


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