Juan Gabriel Hernandez Matamoros
Juan Gabriel Hernandez Matamoros
Hernandez Matamoros on his 107th birthday.
Birth: 19 October 1913
Naranjo de Alajuela, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica
Age: 107 years, 236 days
Country: Costa RicaCRI

Juan Gabriel Alberto de Jesus Hernandez Matamoros [Spanish: Juan ... Jesús Hernández Matamoros] (born 19 October 1913) is a Costa Rican centenarian who is the oldest known living man in Costa Rica.


Hernandez Matamoros was born in Naranjo, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica on 19 October 1913. His parents were Simón Hernández and Ana Matamoros. He had eight siblings.

He married Claudia Rodriguez Alvarado in 1936. The couple had seven children: Eugenia, Alvaro, Gilda, Carlos, Enrique, Oscar and Ligia. He worked in agriculture, carpentry and construction until retiring at the age of 80. His wife Claudia died in May 2008 at age 94.

As of October 2020, he had six living children, 19 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.

Hernandez Matamoros currently lives in Heredia, Heredia Province, Costa Rica, at the age of 107 years, 236 days.



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