Thomas Parr (c. 28 February 1565 (claimed born 28 February 1483) - 16 November 1635) was an English longevity myth to age 152, who had become ingrained in English lore as "Old Tom Parr." An autopsy suggested he was only 70 years old when he died. [1]


  1. P. Lüth “Geschichte der Geriatrie” (1965), S. 153 + 154.

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