Jiroemon Kimura was a Japanese supercentenarian. He became the verified longest-lived man in history, and the first - and so far the only - man verified to have reached 116 years of age, being 116 years and 54 days old at the time of his death in June 2013. He also became the world's oldest living person after the death of Dina Manfredini on December 17, 2012. He died of natural causes on June 12, 2013, at the age of 116 years, 54 days, in a hospital in his hometown of Ky��tango, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Kimura became the oldest living man in Japan upon the death of Tomoji Tanabe on June 19, 2009, the world's oldest living man upon the death of Walter Breuning on April 14, 2011, and the oldest living person in Japan upon the death of Chiyono Hasegawa on December 2, 2011. Kimura was the last known living man born in the 19th century.