Frank Simes
Birth: 10 July 1905
Izmir, Turkey
Death: 18 September 2016
London, England, UK
Age: 111 years, 70 days
Country: TUR FlagTURUK Flag UK

Frank Simes (10 July 1905 – 18 September 2016) was a Turkish-British supercentenarian who is currently unverified. He was the oldest living man in the UK at the time of his death, after the death of Harold Bracher.


He was born in Izmir, Turkey to Frank and Pauline (née Karakulaki) Simes. His cousin, Albert Alfred Simes, died aged 102 in 2011 and Frank's sister Alice died in 1995 aged 93/94. Simes married Leontina Vittoria D'Isidoro on 1 December 1932. From 1939 to 1970 he worked for the BBC World Service. In 2005, he was widowed.

He died on 18 September 2016 in London, England, at the age of 111 years, 70 days. After his death, the title of Britain's oldest man passed on to John Mansfield, who was born on 14 December 1907.


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