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World's oldest person dies in Kyoto, aged 116


Japan's Jiroemon Kimura, who had been recognized by the Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living person and the oldest man ever, died June 12 of natural causes. He was 116.

Kimura, of Kyotango, Kyoto, was born April 19, 1897. Officials of Kyotango said he died in a local hospital, where he was being treated for pneumonia.

According to Guinness, Kimura was the first man in history to have lived to 116 years old.

The previous oldest man was Christian Mortensen, a Danish immigrant to the United States, who died in 1998, aged 115. (AP)



The Japan Times ST: June 21, 2013


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