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Saturnino de la Fuente Garcia
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Saturnino de la Fuente Garcia on his 111th birthday
Birth: 8 February 1909
León, Castile and Leon, Spain
Age: 111 years, 228 days
Country: ESP FlagESP
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Saturnino de la Fuente Garcia [Spanish: García] (born 8 February 1909) is a Spanish supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). He is currently the oldest known living man in Europe, as well as the 3rd oldest living Spanish person.

Biography

Saturnino de la Fuente Garcia, the youngest of six siblings, was born in León, Spain on 8 February 1909. He has lived in the same province of Spain for his entire life.

In 1927, he became one of the founding members of the Puente Castro Football Club, in which he played as a center-forward.

De la Fuente Garcia married Antonina Barrio on 29 April 1933. They had eight children in total: seven daughters and a son. He worked as a shoemaker in Puente Castro before moving to León. When he celebrated his 110th birthday in February 2019, six of his children were still alive, along with 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

De la Fuente Garcia became the oldest living man in Spain after the death of Jesus Mosteo Perez on 28 August 2019 and. On 27 June 2020, he became the oldest known living man in Europe after the death of 111-year-old Dumitru Comanescu of Romania.

He currently lives in León, Castile and Leon, Spain at the age of 111 years, 228 days.

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Europe’s Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Geert Adriaans Boomgaard • Unknown • Matthias DodenhoffFrederick StabbinsWilliam MugfurSven ErikssonJean-Pierre DupontWilliam WalkerBening ArnoldHans Schaftner-BurginLars OlofssonMarc PicqJohan SvanstromErik JanssonFrancesco CubaddaThomas PopeJohn FrancklowKarl Nilsson • Unknown • Antonio MarchiAugust KarlssonKarl GlocknerAnders JonassonMathias Hansen SaetherJan KipWillem Kostering • Unknown • Francesco PabaJohn Mosley Turner • Unknown • Friedrich Wedeking • Frederick ButterfieldJean Teillet • Pasquale CappelloGiuseppe Arena • Luigi SabaIngebrigt Johansen • Victor GuillotAndrei Kuznetsoff • Herman Smith-JohannsenJohn Evans • Henri PerignonDomenico Minervino • Josep Armengol-JoverPablo Roy • Emile FourcadeBernard Delhom • Valentino StellaGregorio Merino • Antonio BaldoAntonio Urrea-Hernandez • Alejandro Rivera SantallaAntonio Todde • Joan Riudavets-MollHermann Dornemann • Jerzy Pajaczkowski-DydynskiMaurice Floquet • Henry AllinghamHarry Patch • Stanley LucasJan Goossenaerts • Francisco FernandezArturo Licata • Rezso GallaiPhilippe Vocanson • Harold BracherFrancisco Nunez Olivera • Gustav GernethBob Weighton • Dumitru ComanescuSaturnino de la Fuente Garcia


Spain's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Mateo Miras Torregrosa • Unknown • Aurelio DiazA. L. M.Galo LeozJosep Armengol-JoverPablo RoyGregorio MerinoAntonio Urrea-HernandezAlejandro Rivera SantallaJoan Riudavets-MollJose Milena MunozJose Maria Somohano CalvoMiguel Rubio GonzalezAtilano Rivas-IglesiasFrancisco Fernandez PellicerMiguel SuarezBenito Vilda • Francisco Fernandez • Bienvenido Cilveti Urquia • Francisco Nunez Olivera • Jesus Mosteo Perez • Saturnino de la Fuente Garcia

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