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Alberto Andrade
Alberto Andrade
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
Country: PortugalPOR

Alberto Andrade (2 December 1911 – 8 October 2021) was a Portuguese centenarian who, together with his older brother Albano Andrade, was notable for being 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, after 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, and Jose Fernandes Morgado of Brazil became the oldest known living Portuguese-born man.



Portugal's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Antonio de Almeida • Unknown • Paulo Fernandes de SaManuel de Sousa • Unknown • Jose Ferreira Andrade • Unknown • Jose Maria Hermano BaptistaJose Luis LadeiraAugusto Moreira de OliveiraAntonio de Castro • Unknown • Manuel dos SantosManuel Rodrigues HortaAlbano AndradeAlberto AndradeJose MartinsVitorino FernandesAnonymous