|Senovio Saavedra Muela|
Saavedra Muela on his 108th birthday in 2020
|Birth:||30 October 1912|
Majua, Esmeraldas Canton, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador
|Age:||109 years, 250 days|
Senovio Saavedra Muela (born 30 October 1912) is an Ecuadorian centenarian who currently is the oldest known living person in Ecuador.
Senovio Saavedra Muela was born in Majua, Esmeraldas Canton, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador on 30 October 1912.
He married Carmen Vasquez, who suffered from asthma. The couple had eight children: Ramona, Margen, Guadalupe, Isabel, Jose, Seni, Eduardo and Enrique Saavedra. After the death of his wife around 1991, he moved to San Mateo.
He became the oldest known living man in Ecuador, following the death of 110-year-old Julio Cesar Mora on 22 October 2020.
As of November 2020, he had 52 grandchildren (including Carmen Vite Saavedra), 89 great-grandchildren, and 30 great-great-grandchildren.
At the age of 108, he is a visual impairment and still able to walk with the help of a walker. He is taken care of by his daughters Isabel and Guadalupe Saavedra.
He became the oldest known living person in Ecuador, following the death of 113-year-old Dolores Velez Bravo on 12 October 2021.
Saavedra Muela currently lives in San Mateo, Esmeraldas, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador, at the age of 109 years, 250 days.