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Basilio Lopez
Basilio Lopez
Lopez (center) on his claimed 111th birthday.
Birth: 17 June 1900
Caimancito, Jujuy, Argentina
Death: c.24 September 2012
Jujuy, Argentina
Age: 112 years, c.99 days
Country: ArgentinaARG

Basilio Lopez Duarte [Spanish: López] (17 June 1900 – c. 24 September 2012) was an Argentinian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). If his claimed age is true, he would have been the oldest men ever in Argentina.


Basilio Lopez was born in Caimancito, Jujuy, Argentina on 17 June 1900.

He turned 111 on 17 June 2011. He celebrated his birthday with his family, authorities from the Ministry of Health and the municipality of Caimancito. Since 2001, he was a beneficiary of Argentina's Federal Health Program (Profe), receiving pension, medical and social assistance.

Lopez died in Jujuy, Argentina around 24 September 2012 at the age of 112 years, c.99 days.