Apparently, he received news media attention today because this military veteran claims that he’s the ‘World’s Oldest Living Man’. He is Francisco Nunez Olivera from the village of Bienvenida in Western Spain. Olivera is 112 years and eight months of age who’s living with his four children, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was born on December 13, 1904 and known to be the military veteran from Rif War in North Africa (1920-1926) and the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). There’s no official announcement from the Guinness Book of World Records the is the ‘World’s Oldest Living Man’ today due to his original birth certificate and other documentation from his local church and school were burnt in a fire during the civil war, reports El Mundo.
His copy of wedding certificate is the only document which he can attest that he is ‘World’s Oldest Living Man’.