Salustiano Sanchez (Supercentenarian) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born
Salustiano Sanchez

Salustiano Sanchez Blazquez was a Spanish-American man who became the world’s oldest living man, from the death of 116-year-old Japanese man Jiroemon Kimura on June 11, 2013 until his own death on September 13, 2013. He was born in Spain, and later emigrated to Cuba, where he lived for a few years before emigrating to the United States, living there until his death.

Born: June 8, 1901, El Tejado de Bejar, Spain
Died: September 13, 2013, (aged 112 years, 97 days), Grand Island, New York, United States
Residence: Grand Island, New York, United States
Nationality: Spanish, American
Occupation: Dulzaina player, sugar cane worker, coal miner
Known for: Verified oldest living man, (June 11 – September 13, 2013)
Spouse(s): Pearl Emilie-Chiasera, (1934-1988, her death)
Children: 2
Parent(s): Serafin Sanchez, Baldomera Blazquez

About Salustiano Sanchez

Supercentenarian who was the verified oldest living man for a grand total of three months and one day from June 2013 until September 2013. He lived to be 112 years and 97 days old.

Before Fame

He made a living as a Dulzaina player, sugar cane worker, and coal miner.


He claimed that his increased life was due to eating a banana a day along with six Anacin tablets.

Family Life

He had two children named John and Irene with his wife Chiasera. He was with wife from 1934 until 1988 when she died.


Misao Okawa was another verified supercentenarian.

Information related to Salustiano Sanchez

  • Spanish emigrants to Cuba
  • Male supercentenarians
  • Spanish supercentenarians
  • American supercentenarians
  • Cuban emigrants to the United States

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