A 99-year-old man is set to unofficially enter the record books after filing for divorce from his wife of 77 years in Rome this week.
The man, known in court papers only as Antonio C., is divorcing his wife Rosa C., 96, over an affair she had in the 1940s.
The affair went undiscovered for more than 50 years until Antonio was browsing through a chest of drawers at the couple’s home just days before Christmas, the Daily Mail reported.
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According to lawyers he uncovered a trove of Rosa's love letters dating back to the affair which occurred about ten years after they were married.
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