Jose Antonio da Silva
Jose Antonio da Silva
Birth: 9 September 1908?
Santana do Aracuai, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Death: 2 July 2020
Teixeira de Freitas, Bahia, Brazil
Age: 111 years, 297 days?
Country: BrazilBRA

Jose Antonio da Silva (9 September 1908? – 2 July 2020), also known as Duca Jardim, was a Brazilian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Jose Antonio da Silva claimed to have been born in Santana do Aracuai, Minas Gerais, Brazil, on 9 September 1908. He was married three times. His first wife died early so he was widowed at a young age, without children. He had 3 children with his second wife. After a few years, they divorced. He had 2 children with his third wife. He had 5 children in total (three daughters and two sons). He was the father of the businesswoman, Zelia Nogueira, owner of the toys and gifts store “Vem Q Tem” in Itanhem, and grandfather of the Italian businessman from the United States, Rafael Falcon.

In September 2018, he celebrated his claimed 110th birthday in the city of Itanhem. At the time of death, his 3rd wife was still alive. At that time he also had 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Jose Antonio da Silva died in Teixeira de Freitas, Bahia, Brazil, on 2 July 2020, at the claimed age of 111 years, 297 days.


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