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Vitorino Fernandes
Vitorino Fernandes
Birth: 6 April 1913
Porto District, Portugal
Age: 109 years, 91 days
Country: PortugalPOR

Vitorino Fernandes (born 6 April 1913) is a Portuguese centenarian who is currently the oldest known living man in Portugal.


Vitorino Fernandes was born in Porto District, Portugal on 6 April 1913. He started working as a tailor at the age of 12. He married and had four children (including Alexandrino Fernandes and Armandina Fernandes).

His wife died at the age of 65. He retired at the age of 80. He lived alone until the age of 103.

He became the oldest known living man in the Continental Portugal, following the death of Alberto Andrade of Aveiro on 8 October 2021, the oldest known living man in Portugal, following the death of Jose Martins of Madeira on 14 May 2022, and the oldest known living Portuguese-born man, following the death of Jose Fernandes Morgado of Brazil on 18 June 2022.

As of April 2022, he has six grandchildren (including Vitalia Fernandes), six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.

Fernandes currently lives in Sao Martinho de Recesinhos, Penafiel, Porto District, Portugal, at the age of 109 years, 91 days.


Portugal's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

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