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Puerto Rican Centenarians - Puerto Rican Supercentenarians, Emiliano Mercado del Toro, Emilio Navarro, Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Puerto Rican Centenarians - Puerto Rican Supercentenarians, Emiliano Mercado del Toro, Emilio Navarro, Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan (Paperback)

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Chapters: Puerto Rican Supercentenarians, Emiliano Mercado Del Toro, Emilio Navarro, Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 18. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Emiliano Mercado del Toro (August 21, 1891 January 24, 2007) was the world's oldest person for six weeks, and the world's oldest man from November 19, 2004 (death of Fred H. Hale, Sr.) until his own death at age 115. He is the oldest verified military veteran ever, although he was a non-combat veteran. This supercentenarian was also the last remaining documented person born in 1891 and the most recent man to hold the title of oldest person. He officially became the oldest documented living person on December 11, 2006, following the death of 116-year-old Elizabeth Bolden. He was the 36th person to hold this title since its inception. He was one of the few males to hold this title (the 16 preceding title holders, as well as 39 of the top 40 oldest persons living at the time of his death, were all female) and the last to do so (all subsequent title holders have been female). Mercado was four years older at the time than his successor as oldest living man, Tomoji Tanabe from Japan. The last male to have held the title was the latter's countryman Shigechiyo Izumi in 1986, although his longevity is disputed. Mercado is the oldest verified person ever in the history of Puerto Rico. On May 21, 2006, he reached the age of 114 years and 272 days, surpassing the previous recordholder, Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan, who also made it to the world's oldest living person status. When he died at the age of 115 years 156 days, Mercado was the second oldest fully validated male ever, close behind Danish-American Christian Mortensen, the current title-holder, and the fifteenth oldest person ever. He achieved the ...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=1255014

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-70418-7
Barcode: 9781158704187
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LSN: 1-158-70418-6

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