Jose Aguinelo dos Santos

 

 

Age: 129

 

Summary: Brazilian longevity claimant who was possibly the world's oldest man at the time of death, who was described as having "iron-strong health" for his age despite smoking for most of his life, who was born in 1888 in Ceara, north east Brazil and claimed to have been the son of slaves, but who was never officially verified as the world's oldest man by the Gerontology Research Group and was unable to confirm his longevity for the Guinness Book of Records due to costly and painful exam.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: July 7, 1888

 

Died: December 20, 2017

 

Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil