Giovanni Ligato
Giovanni Ligato
Birth: 18 February 1901
Palizzi, Calabria, Italy
Death: 2 March 2012
Ventimiglia, Liguria, Italy
Age: 111 years, 13 days
Country: Italy ITA
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Giovanni Ligato (18 February 1901 – 2 March 2012) was an Italian supercentenarian who was Italy's oldest living man following the death of Carlo Dozzi on 30 May 2009 until his own death on 2 March 2012 at age 111 years, 13 days.

Biography

Ligato was born on 18 February 1901 in Palizzi. He was one of thirteen children in his family. He moved to Ventimiglia in 1957 and lived there until his death.

He attributed his longevity to drinking wine. At the age of 108, he became Italy's oldest living man. He became a supercentenarian in February 2011.

Ligato died at his home on 2 March 2012. He had his last meal at 7 P.M., which was a glass of grappa and a biscuit. He then sat in his armchair, fell asleep, and did not wake up. He was pronounced dead 2 hours later. 110-year old Giuseppe Mirabella of Sicily became Italy's oldest man.

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Italy's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Battista Beghelli • Giuseppe Jussig • Francesco Paba • Francesco Soldati Gabbini • Vincenzo Pintorno • Unknown • Leonardo Tamasi • Ulrico Miani • Beniamino Vitone • Pasquale Capella • Giuseppe Arena • Luigi Saba • Francesco Carlino • Giuseppe De Bonis • Cesare Di Claudio • Paolo Gioletta • Giovanni Ferzini • Antonio Giacchetti • Giuseppe Varagona • Domenico Minervino • Constanzo Tizzano • Saverio Russo • Filippo Mogavero • Adelmo Meoni • Giuseppe Pinna • Valentino Stella • Antonio Baldo • Antonio Todde • Giovanni Frau • Pasquale Frasconi • Carlo Orelli • Carmine Alfano • Luigi Rava • Dante Gavagnin • Italo Sarrocco • Delfino Borroni • Carlo Dozzi • Giovanni Ligato • Giuseppe Mirabella • Arturo Licata • Salvatore Caruso • Valerio Piroddi • Andrea LattariLorenzo BerzeroLuigi Tomasi • Salvatore Cavallo • Giovanni Quarisa • Giovanni La Penna

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