Josef Flandera at age 107.
|Birth:||21 June 1902|
Russian Empire (now Ukraine)
|Death:||6 March 2010|
Sumperk, Olomouc County, Czech Republic
|Age:||107 years, 258 days|
Josef Flandera (21 June 1902 – 6 March 2010) was a Czech centenarian who was the oldest living person in the Czech Republic.
Josef Flandera was born in the region of Volhynia, which is currently part of Northwestern Ukraine, on 21 June 1902. During World War II, he served in the Czechoslovak army on the Eastern Front. In 1947 he settled in Sumperk [Czech: Šumperk], Olomouc county, where he remained for the rest of his life.
Flandera became the oldest living person in the Czech Republic following the passing of Marta Pokorna on 30 December 2008. He died on 6 March 2010 aged 107 years, 258 days; he is also the oldest known man ever to have died in the Czech Republic.
|Czech Republic's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • E)|
Emilie Dolezalova • Marie Berankova • Frantiska Novotna • Marie Kraslova • Marta Pokorna • Josef Flandera • Juliana Vasickova • Marie Smejkalova • Frantiska Koznarova • Marie Tresnakova • Evangelia Carasova • Vlastimila Ceskova • Marie Behenska • Bedriska Koehlerova • Anonymous • Kvetoslava Hranosova • Marie Schwarzova • Magdalena Kytnerova • Marie Holikova
|Czech Republic's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (V • E)|