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Josino Levino Ferreira

Gabriel Ainsworth
Validated By: Gabriel Ainsworth On Date: Jan. 10th 2024

Josino Levino Ferreira is a Brazilian supercentenarian whose age is validated by LongeviQuest. He is currently the oldest (validated) living person in Rio Grande do Norte, and the oldest (validated) living man in Brazil.

Biography

Josino Levino Ferreira was born in Paraíba, Brazil on 3 April 1913. For his entire career, he worked as a farmer. He married Sebastiana Ana da Conceição in 1941, and the couple had children. The couple moved to Coronel Ezequiel, Rio Grande do Norte following their marriage, and remained together for nearly 60 years until Sebastiana Ana’s death in 2001 at the age of 87.

He currently resides in Coronel Ezequiel, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, at the age of 110. As of 2024, he has 3 living children, 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

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Recognition

In 2023, he was featured by two television news outlets as a tribute.

His age was verified by Gabriel Ainsworth, Iara Souza, and Maria Lindacir, and validated by LongeviQuest on 10 January 2024.