In Spain, 12 siblings with a combined age of 1058 years and 249 days entered the Guinness Book of Records.
Modesto Hernandez and Martina Perez have raised 12 children in Gran Canaria, one of the Canary Islands.
12 names ranging in age from 76-97, ’12 siblings with the longest sum of their ages’ got the title.
The first child of the family, Jose, was born on December 30, 1924. The second son, Alejandro, was born in 1926. Then, respectively, Carmen (1928), Juan (1929), Rosario Ofelia (1930), Amanda (1932), Modesto (1934), Angela (1936), Francisco (1938), Gloria Hortensia (1941) and Miguel (1943) were born. The 12th and youngest member is Luis, who was born on April 4, 1946.
After the news about the siblings whose age total is over 1000, whom they saw during a family gathering in June, the brothers, who thought they could be the record holders, rolled up their sleeves.
He met at the municipality this summer to receive notarized birth certificates, and Guinness Book of Records officials registered the record last month.
Before seven brothers and five sisters ’12 longest living siblings in total’ The record holder was the Pakistani brothers of the D’Cruz family with 1042 years and 315 days. The Hernandez-Perez brothers gave them 16 years ‘he made a difference.’
Stating that they had good memories of studying together, enjoyable meals, local events, dance nights and many more, the brothers said that they went to school and many other places on foot in the 30s, 40s and 50s, when technology was not the same as it is today, doctors were scarce and there was no public transportation. .
Stating that their mother gave birth to all of them at home with the help of a midwife, Hernandez-Perez brothers also underlined that they are very attached to each other and that they are very happy because their names have gone down in history by breaking records.