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Oldest man in the world passes away at age 114, just two months before turning 115

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Apr 4, 2024

Juan Vicente Perez Mora, a Venezuelan man who was certified in 2022 as the world’s oldest living man, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 114. His death was confirmed by multiple media reports and Venezuelan government officials. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro expressed his condolences, stating, “Juan Vicente Perez Mora has transcended into eternity at 114 years of age. From the town of El Cobre, who gave Venezuela the Guinness Record for being the oldest man in the world. I send my hug and condolences to his family and to all the people of El Cobre, T├íchira state. May God receive him in his holy glory!”

Perez gained his title in February 2022 when he was 112 years and 253 days old, according to Guinness World Records. He was a father to 11 children and, as of 2022, had 41 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Born on May 27, 1909, as the 9th of 10 children, Perez started working in agriculture at the age of five, helping his father and brothers with tasks like sugar cane and coffee harvesting, as stated in a 2022 Guinness statement.

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