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Jose Flores Flores
Jose Flores Flores
Birth: 11 July 1907?
Cañas, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Age: 114 years, 320 days?
Country: Costa RicaCRI

Jose Flores Flores (born 11 July 1907?) is a Costa Rican supercentenarian claimant whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). If his claimed age were validated, he would be the oldest living man in the world since the death of Chitetsu Watanabe on 23 February 2020, as well as the oldest person ever from Costa Rica.


Flores Flores claims to have been born in Lajas De Canas, Canas, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, on 11 July 1907. He allegedly started working on the fields at the age of 6. He claims that his paternal grandmother died at the age of 135. He married Ofelia Arias Badilla and had 16 children, 8 of whom were deceased as of June 2017. In 1948, he participated in the Costa Rican Civil War.

In June 2017, he had 8 living children: Jose Alberto, Carlos Luis, Wilberth, Gerardo, Maria Gerardina, Martha Lorena, Maritza and Sandra. At that time, he also had 23 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Flores Flores currently lives in Santa Rosa de Pocosol, Alajuela, Costa Rica, at the claimed age of 114 years, 320 days.