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

114 Years of Life: Juan Vicente Perez Mora, the Oldest Man in the World to be Certified by Guinness World Records, Dies in Venezuela

Juan Vicente Perez Mora, the oldest man in the world certified by Guinness World Records in 2022, has passed away at the age of 114 in Caracas, Venezuela. On February 4, 2022, Perez was officially recognized as the oldest living man when he was 112 years and 253 days old.

Perez grew up as the ninth of 10 children in El Cobre, a town in Tachira state. At the young age of five, he began working alongside his father and brothers with tasks such as sugar cane and coffee harvesting. As he grew older, he became a respected figure in his community, serving as sheriff and resolving land and family disputes while continuing to work in agriculture.

Known affectionately as Tio Vicente, Perez left a lasting impact on those around him through his dedication and wisdom. He had an impressive legacy that extended through multiple generations with a total of 11 children, 41 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren. His passing marks the end of an era for many who knew him well.

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