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Giuseppe Mirabella
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Mirabella on his 107th birthday.
Birth: 6 September 1901
Catania, Sicily, Italy
Death: 30 March 2012
Catania, Sicily, Italy
Age: 110 years, 206 days
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Giuseppe Mirabella ​(6 September 1901 – 30 March 2012) was an Italian supercentenarian whose age is currently validated by the Gerontology Research Group. He was the oldest living man in Italy, since the death of Giovanni Ligato on 2 March 2012 until his own death 4 weeks later.

Biography

Giuseppe Mirabella, affectionately known as 'Zio Pippo', was born in the city of Catania on the island of Sicily in 1901.

He was married but had no children. His profession as a shoemaker led him, also, to work in Paris, France. He returned to Sicily and lived there his whole life

Mirabella became a supercentenarian in September 2011. At that time he said he was a fan of politics and football.

He died in Pedara, Catania, Sicily, at the age of 110 years, 206 days. After his death, Arturo Licata succeeded him as Italy's oldest man.

References


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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