April 14, 2024 3:21 pm
Guinness-recognized World’s Oldest Man, Juan Perez, Passes Away at Age 114

Juan Vicente Perez Mora, a Venezuelan man who was named the oldest man in the world by Guinness World Records, passed away just weeks before his 115th birthday. Guinness had awarded him this distinction on February 4, 2022, when he was 112 years and 253 days after the previous record holder, Saturnino de le Fuento Garcia, died.

Perez attributed his longevity to his daily routine of hard work, rest on holidays, early bedtime, a glass of aguardiente every day, his faith in God, and always carrying Him in his heart. He was the father of 11 children, 41 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Perez began working in agriculture at the age of five and later served as a sheriff resolving land and family disputes.

President Nicolas Maduro paid tribute to Perez on social media expressing his condolences to the family and people of El Cobre in Tachira state. He described Perez’s passing as him transcending into eternity at the age of 114. The president stated that Perez’s legacy will live on forever as an inspiration for all those who knew him.

Governor Freddy Bernal also expressed his sadness at Mora’s passing describing him as a humble man who worked hard every day with enthusiasm about family and tradition. His passing marks the end of an era for many people who were touched by his life story.

Juan Vicente Perez Mora lived through significant historical events such as both World Wars, the invention of television and even survived COVID-19 in 2020. His life journey is a testament to perseverance and dedication towards one’s faith and beliefs.

In conclusion, Juan Vicente Perez Mora’s legacy will continue to inspire many people around the world for generations to come. His life story is proof that with hard work and dedication towards one’s faith and beliefs anything is possible even living through significant historical events like wars or pandemics.

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