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Aged 112, he died a few days before his 113th year

Saturnino de la Fuente García - the oldest in the world - Death
Thursday, 20 January 2022

Aged 112, he died a few days before his 113th year

The world's oldest man, Saturnino de la Fuente García, from León, Spain, has died aged 112 years and 341 days.

García entered the Guinness Book of Records in September 2021. The publication announced his death on Tuesday.

World's oldest man, 112, dies days before his 113th birthday

De la Fuente García had already revealed his secret to a long life: “Never hurt anyone. »

According to Guinness World Records, he was born in Puente Castro, Leon, on February 11, 1909.

World's Oldest Man Dies Just Three Weeks Before Celebrating His 113th Birthday - 19.01.2022, Sputnik International

During his lifetime, he was affectionately nicknamed “El pepino”. He "lived a quiet life" with his wife Antonina Barrio Gutiérrez, whom he married in 1933. He had seven daughters, 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Garcia will be buried in a local cemetery in León on Wednesday. he was due to celebrate his 113th birthday next month.

Saturnino de la Fuente García - Wikiwand

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