Arturo Licata

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Birthday
2, 1902
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 24, 2014 (111)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
2, 1902
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 24, 2014 (111)

About

From September of 2013 until April of 2014, this Italian citizen held the distinction of being the world's oldest man alive. He ultimately died at just under 112 years old.

Before Fame

During his early adulthood, he worked as both a miner and an Italian military man. Exposed to dangerous conditions throughout his working life, he was later employed by a tuberculosis clinic.

Trivia

In the last years of his life, his only real health issues were the vision and hearing problems typical of younger elderly people.

Family Life

He and his wife Rosa were parents to three daughters and four sons.

Associated With

He and his contemporary and fellow Italian citizen, Emma Morano, both became famous supercentenarians; in 2014, Morano was still alive at 114 years old.

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