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Antoni Wojciechowski
Antoni Wojciechowski
Birth: 15 November 1906
Reisen, Germany (now Rydzyna, Greater Poland, Poland)
Death: 19 May 2016
Robczysko, Greater Poland, Poland
Age: 109 years, 186 days
Country: PolandPOL

Antoni Wojciechowski (15 November 1906 – 19 May 2016) was a Polish centenarian, veteran of World War II, and the oldest living man in Poland at the time of his passing.


Mr. Antoni Wojciechowski was born in Rydzyna County. In 1939, he took part in the September campaign, fought in the Swietokrzyskie region and was taken to German captivity. After the war, he worked at a local building facility. In 2015, he celebrated his 109th birthday. Having surpassed the age of Franciszek Karwowski (1895–2005) by two days, Antoni Wojciechowski was recognised as the male longevity recordholder (by place of death) of Poland until October 2019, when his age was surpassed by Stanislaw Kowalski. At the time of his passing, he was among the oldest men in Europe.

Wojciechowski died on 19 May 2016 at the age of 109 years, 186 days.


Poland's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Konstanty JungStefan ModrzejewskiAntoni DobrowolskiRoman KrusAntoni WojciechowskiStanislaw SwidzinskiJozef PlawskiJozef ZurekStanislaw KowalskiKazimierz Klimczak