Alberto Andrade in 2019
|Birth:||2 December 1911|
Sao Miguel de Souto, Santa Maria da Feira, Aveiro, Portugal
|Death:||8 October 2021|
Santa Maria da Feira, Aveiro, Portugal
|Age:||109 years, 310 days|
Alberto Andrade (2 December 1911 – 8 October 2021) was a Portuguese centenarian who, together with his older brother Albano Andrade, was notable for being one of the oldest living pair of brothers in the world validated by Guinness World Records until Albano's death on 29 June 2021. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living man in Portugal and was the fourth-oldest living person in Portugal, behind Maria da Encarnacao Sousa, Isabel Gomes Sarmento and Inacia Carmelino.
Alberto Andrade was born in Sao Miguel de Souto, Santa Maria da Feira, Aveiro, Portugal on 2 December 1911. His older brother Albano was born on 14 December 1909.
Andrade completed school until fourth grade, choosing to instead work in agriculture. Andrade continued to work in agriculture until his 80s.
At the age of 48, he married Palmira Andrade (aged 85 in March 2018). The couple had three daughters, one son, five grandchildren and two great‐grandchildren.
In 2019, he and his brother were 107 and 109 years old respectively, and lived in Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal. Their combined age was an incredible 219 years, 62 days until Albano's death. Alberto and Albano were both born in their family home in Portugal, where they have lived their entire lives.
He became the oldest living man in Portugal upon the death of his brother Albano Andrade on 29 June 2021.
There was also a history of longevity in his family: his mother died at the age of 96 and his father at the age of 95. One of his nephews (the son of his oldest sister) died at 101 years old, and another one turned 100 in 2020.
Alberto Andrade died in Santa Maria da Feira, Aveiro, Portugal on 8 October 2021 at the age of 109 years, 310 days. Following his death, Jose Martins became the oldest known living man in Portugal.
- Facebook Post, 13 March 2018
- Emídio Sousa de visita aos “Avós” do concelho Diário de Aveiro, 15 March 2018
- Oldest brothers with combined age of 216 set new record for living siblings Guinness World Records, 3 June 2019
- Exceptional Siblings: The Andrade Brothers Wiley Online Library, 9 March 2020
- Conheça a incrível vida dos irmãos Andrade Correio da Manhã, 22 November 2020
- OS IRMÃOS MAIS VELHOS DO MUNDO: OS PORTUGUESES ALBANO E ALBERTO TÊM 111 E 109 ANOS, 10 February 2021
- Morreu Albano Andrade, metade da dupla dos irmãos mais velhos do mundo Publico, 30 June 2021
- Faleceu com 109 anos o outro irmão centenário da Feira Jornal de Notícias, 9 October 2021
|Portugal's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (V • E)|
Antonio de Almeida • (Unknown) • Paulo Fernandes de Sa • Manuel de Sousa • (Unknown) • Jose Ferreira Andrade • (Unknown) • Jose Maria Hermano Baptista • Jose Luis Ladeira • Augusto Moreira de Oliveira • Antonio de Castro • (Unknown) • Manuel dos Santos • Manuel Rodrigues Horta • Albano Andrade • Alberto Andrade • Jose Martins