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Eternal Optimism: The Life and Legacy of Juan Vicente Perez, the World’s Oldest Man”.

BySamantha Jones

Apr 4, 2024
Oldest man in the world passes away just two months shy of his 115th birthday

The world’s oldest man, Juan Vicente Perez from Venezuela, has passed away just two months before his 115th birthday. Local officials paid tribute to his optimism for life as he lived through two World Wars and the Covid pandemic.

Born on May 27, 1909, Mr. Perez credited his long life to hard work, rest on holidays, early bedtime, daily aguardiente, love for God, and always carrying him in his heart. He was married for 60 years to Ediofina del Rosario Garcia and had 11 children.

The governor of Tachira, Freddy Bernal, expressed deep sadness at Mr. Perez’s passing. He remembered him as an archetype of a humble, hard-working, peaceful man enthusiastic about family and tradition. President Nicholas Maduro also offered condolences, recognizing Mr. Perez’s contribution to Venezuela’s Guinness World Record as the oldest man in the world.

Mr. Perez became the first male supercentenarian from Venezuela when he celebrated his 110th birthday in 2019. Celebrating his milestone birthday was a significant moment in the history of Venezuela and Latin America as a whole. His legacy will be remembered for years to come as an inspiration to all those who knew him and met him throughout his remarkable life journey.

The world’s next oldest living man is expected to be Gisaburo Sonobe of Japan aged 112 pending confirmation from Guinness World Records.

Guinness World Records confirmed Juan Vicente Perez as the world’s oldest living man when he was 112 years and 253 days old on February 4th, 2022.

Juan Vicente Perez lived through two World Wars and the Covid pandemic while maintaining an optimistic outlook on life.

He had been married for over six decades to Ediofina del Rosario Garcia and had eleven children with them.

Juan Vicente Perez passed away just two months before turning one hundred fifteen years old on July third of this year.

His legacy will continue to inspire people around the world as they reflect on how much he accomplished during his lifetime.

By Samantha Jones

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