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Bienvenido Diaz Guilfu
Bienvenido Diaz Guilfu
Diaz Guilfu at the age of 108
Birth: 12 July 1913
Yaurel, Arroyo, Puerto Rico
Age: 108 years, 360 days
Country: Puerto RicoPRI,United StatesUSA

Bienvenido Diaz Guilfu [Spanish: Díaz Guilfú] (born 12 July 1913) is a Puerto Rican centenarian who currently is the oldest known living man in Puerto Rico.


Bienvenido Diaz Guilfu was born in Yaurel, Arroyo, Puerto Rico on 12 July 1913. His parents were Telesforo Diaz and Alejandrina Guilfu. He had at least five siblings. As a young man, he moved with his parents to Patillas, Puerto Rico.

He married Esmelania Gonzalez (still alive on his 100th birthday in 2013) and had 15 children.

As of July 2021, he had 43 grandchildren, 80 great-grandchildren, 27 great-great-grandchildren, and one great-great-great grandchild.

He became the oldest known living man in Puerto Rico, following the death of 111-year-old Juan Escribano on 5 December 2021.

Diaz Guilfu currently lives in Patillas, Puerto Rico, at the age of 108 years, 360 days.



Puerto Rico's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Isabelo MartinezPedro Zorrilla Caballero • (Unknown) • Emiliano Mercado del Toro • (Unknown) • Emilio Flores MarquezJuan EscribanoBienvenido Diaz Guilfu