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World's Oldest Man Dies in Japan, Age 116.......

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posted on Jun, 12 2013 @ 06:55 AM
A Japanese man recognized as the world’s oldest living person, and the oldest man recorded in history, has died aged 116…..

Jiroemon Kimura was born in 1897 and died of natural causes in hospital in Kyotango, Kyoto, on Wednesday 12th June 2013….

In december last year, the Guinness World records recorded Mr Kimura as the oldest man ever verified to have lived…

He reportedly had seven children, 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great-grandchildren…

In 1897, the year that he was born...
Bram Stoker published the book, Dracula..
Oscar Wilde was released from prison...
Thomas Edison Receives A Patent For The Kinetographic Camera...
William McKinley is inaugurated as the 25th president of the United States..

It was also the year of the Aurora UFO incident in Texas..
edit on 12-6-2013 by davethebear because: spelling mistake

edit on 12-6-2013 by davethebear because: spelling mistake

posted on Jun, 12 2013 @ 07:18 AM
Looks like he turned into an old white western man over the years, in fact he looks like my white granddad

Rest in peace x

posted on Jun, 12 2013 @ 07:31 AM
Same goes for the world's oldest woman...

World's oldest woman

Though official documents said that Luo was born in 1885, international authorities, including Guinness World Records, never recognised her claim to be the oldest person ever to have lived. China did not have a reliable birth certification system at the end of the nineteenth century, and though Luo's birth date was listed on her hukou and identity card, both where issued in recent decades.


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