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Jiroemon Kimura

Jiroemon Kimura was a Japanese supercentenarian. He became the verified oldest man in history on December 28, 2012, at the age of 115 years and 253 days when he surpassed the age of Christian Mortensen who died in 1998; and also became the first man verified to have reached 116 years of age, being 116 years and 54 days old at the time of his death from natural causes on June 12, 2013, in a hospital in his hometown of Ky┼Źtango, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. He was also th...

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