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Remembering the Remarkable Life of Juan Vicente Perez Mora, Venezuela’s Longest Living Man

BySamantha Jones

Apr 3, 2024
The World’s Oldest Man, a Venezuelan, Passes Away at 114

On Tuesday, Juan Vicente Perez Mora, the oldest man in the world certified by Guinness World Records in 2022, passed away at the age of 114 in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced his death on social media, acknowledging his long and remarkable life.

Perez was officially recognized as the oldest living man on February 4, 2022, at the age of 112 years and 253 days old. With an impressive family legacy that included 11 children, 41 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren, Perez’s impact extended through multiple generations.

Born on May 27, 1909, in El Cobre in Tachira state’s Andean region, Perez grew up as the ninth of ten children. He began working in agriculture at a young age of five alongside his father and brothers with tasks like sugar cane and coffee harvesting. Over time, Perez became a respected figure in his community and even served as sheriff while continuing to work in agriculture.

Known affectionately as “Tio Vicente,” Perez left a lasting impact on those around him with his dedication and wisdom. His passing marks the end of an era for many who knew him and will be remembered as a remarkable individual whose life serves as an inspiration to us all.

By Samantha Jones

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