Josef Flandera
Josef Flandera
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
Country: UkraineUKRCzech RepublicCZE
Centenarian

Josef Flandera (21 June 1902 – 6 March 2010) was a Czech centenarian who was the oldest living person in the Czech Republic.

Biography

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.

References


Czech Republic's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Emilie DolezalovaMarie BerankovaFrantiska NovotnaMarie KraslovaMarta PokornaJosef FlanderaJuliana Vasickova • Marie SmejkalovaFrantiska KoznarovaMarie TresnakovaEvangelia CarasovaVlastimila Ceskova • Marie BehenskaBedriska KoehlerovaAnonymousKvetoslava HranosovaMarie Schwarzova • Magdalena Kytnerova • Marie Holikova


Czech Republic's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Alois Vocasek • Unknown • Stanislav VeceraJosef FlanderaGabriel MiksaKarel KasparekStanislav SpacilMartin KahunCenek PetrikJiri Vysoudil

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