World’s oldest living man has died
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On Sunday, February 23 the world’s oldest living man, Chitetsu Watanabe, died in Japan at the age of 112.
On February 12 this year Guinness World Records confirmed him as as the oldest living man.
An official certificate was presented to him at the nursing home he resided in before he passed.
Watanbe was born on March 5th, 1907.
According to Guinness World Records, he was born in Japan and later moved to Taiwan to work on a sugar cane plantation.
He later returned to Japan and worked as an employee at agricultural office until his retirement.
He had five children.
In January 2019 in an interview with the local paper Watanbe said the secret to living a long life was “not to get angry and keep a smile on your face.”
Watanbe was just four years away from claiming the title of the oldest man ever.
The title of the oldest man ever is held by Japan’s Jiroemon Kimura who passed away at 116 years old in 2013.
Posted – 2.25.20