Salustiano Sanchez

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez
Born8 June 1901
Died13 September 2013
(aged 112 years, 97 days)
Grand Island, New York, United States
ResidenceGrand Island, New York, United States
NationalitySpanish, American
OccupationDulzaina player, sugar cane worker, coal miner
Known forVerified oldest living man from 12 June 2013 to 13 September 2013

Salustiano Sanchez Blazquez (8 June 1901 – 13 September 2013) was a Spanish supercentenarian. He became the world's oldest living man,[1] after the death of 116-year-old Japanese man Jiroemon Kimura on 12 June 2013 until his own death on 13 September 2013.[1][2][3] He was born in Spain, and later emigrated to Cuba, where he lived for a few years before emigrating to the United States, living there until his death.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Guinness World Records announces Salustiano Sanchez as new Oldest living man". GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS. 25 July 2013. Retrieved 25 July 2013.
  2. Nudd, Tim (2013-01-14). "World's Oldest Living Man, Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez, Is 112 - Real People Stories". People. Retrieved 2013-07-25.
  3. Associated, The. "Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez is world's oldest man at 112". Retrieved 2013-07-25.
  4. "Table EE, as of 15 July 2013". 2013-07-15. Retrieved 2013-07-25.
Preceded by
Jiroemon Kimura
Oldest recognized living man
12 June 2013 – 13 September 2013
Succeeded by
Arturo Licata