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Teodoro Teixeira
Teodoro-Teixeira
Birth: 12 March 1910
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Death: 12 May 2020
Acailandia, Maranhao, Brazil
Age: 110 years, 61 days
Country: BRA FlagBRA
Unvalidated

Teodoro Teixeira (12 March 1910 – 12 May 2020) was a Brazilian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Teixeira was born in Minas Gerais, Brazil on 12 March 1910. A miner, Teixeira moved to Acailandia in Maranhao State, where he started his family.

Teixeira celebrated his 110th birthday with a large party on 14 March 2020, with much of his family in attendance. In 2020, he reportedly had 15 children, 100 grandchildren, 188 great-grandchildren, 132 great-great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-great-grandchildren.

Teixeira died in Acailandia, Maranhao, Brazil on 12 May 2020 at the age of 110 years, 61 days. His final request was to have a grand send-off with “a lot of barbecues, drinks, and fires”; due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, this request could not be fulfilled. Teixeira was buried in a small ceremony on 13 May.

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