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Jose Luis Ladeira
Birth: 6 October 1895
Vale do Acor, Miranda do Corvo, Coimbra District, Portugal
Death: 16 May 2003
Vale do Acor, Miranda do Corvo, Coimbra District, Portugal
Age: 107 years, 211 days
Country: PortugalPOR
Centenarian

Jose Luis Ladeira (6 October 1895 – 21 May 2003) was a Portuguese centenarian who was the oldest known living man in Portugal at time of his death. He also was the last Portuguese World War I veteran.

Biography

Jose Luis Ladeira was born in Vale do Acor, Miranda do Corvo, Coimbra District, Portugal on 6 October 1895. His parents were Francisco Luis Ladeira and Maria da Silva. He married with Maria da Graca in 1922 and become a widow in 1973.

He became oldest living man in Portugal and last Portuguese World War I veteran after death of Jose Maria Hermano Baptista on 14 December 2002.

Jose Luis Ladeira died in Vale do Acor, Miranda do Corvo, Portugal on 21 May 2003 at the age of 107 years and 227 days, as written in a note in his baptism record. After his death Augusto Moreira de Oliveira became oldest living man in Portugal.

References

  • Babtism report
  • "Filipe Prista Lucas, a GRG correspondent says (translated from Portuguese) "According to the information I hold, the last Portuguese veteran of World War I died in 2003. His name was Jose Luis Ladeira, and he died on May 5, 2003, in Vale do Açor, Miranda do Corvo, 107 years old."


Portugal's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Antonio de Almeida • (Unknown) • Jose Ferreira Andrade • (Unknown) • Jose Maria Hermano BaptistaJose Luis LadeiraAugusto Moreira de OliveiraAntonio de Castro • (Unknown) • Manuel dos SantosManuel Rodrigues HortaAlbano AndradeAlberto AndradeJose Martins

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