Emiliano Mercado del Toro

 

 

Age: 115

 

Summary: Puerto Rican oldest man in the world who became the oldest known person in the world after the recent deaths of Julie Winnefred Bertrand and Elizabeth Bolden, who was the 36th person to hold the title since its inception and was one of the few males to hold the title, in which the 16 consecutive preceding holders were female and 39 of the top 40 oldest persons living at his death were female.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: August 21, 1891

 

Died: January 24, 2007

 

Location: Isabela, Puerto Rico