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Julio Augusto Varela Lopez
Julio Augusto Varela Lopez
Varela Lopez at the age of 108
Birth: 4 March 1913
Montevideo, Uruguay
Age: 109 years, 124 days
Country: UruguayURU
Centenarian

Dr. Julio Augusto Varela Lopez [Spanish: López] (born 4 March 1913) is a Uruguayan retired gastroenterologist and centenarian who is currently the oldest known living person in Uruguay. According to the Uruguayan Society of Gastroenterology, he was his country's first gastroenterology specialist, and made significant contributions to his field.

Biography

Julio Augusto Varela Lopez was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on 4 March 1913.

He became the oldest known living man in Uruguay, following the death of 110-year-old Valoy Ortiz on 18 March 2022. Two days later on 20 March 2022, he became the oldest known living person in Uruguay, following the death of 111-year-old Blanca Luisa Cuitino Barbier.

Varela Lopez currently lives in Montevideo, Uruguay, at the age of 109 years, 124 days.

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