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Joao da Rosa
Joao da Rosa
da Rosa on his claimed 112th birthday in 2011
Birth: 24 June 1899?
Death: 27 March 2016
Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Age: 116 years, 277 days?
Country: BrazilBRA
Longevity claimant

Joao Domingos da Rosa (24 June 1899? – 27 March 2016) was a Brazilian male supercentenarian longevity claimant. If his claimed age was correct, he would have been over four years older than the oldest verified living man and older than Emma Morano, the oldest verified living person.


Joao da Rosa claimed to have been born on 24 June 1899 in Brazil.

Joao moved to a nursing facility in 1993, at the claimed age of 94. He was wheelchair-bound in his last years.

Da Rosa died on 27 March 2016 in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, at the claimed age of 116 years and 277 days.