TOKYO, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) — Mikizo Ueda, who was the oldest Japanese man, died on the age of 112 within the metropolis of Nara lately, the native authorities mentioned Tuesday.
The supercentenarian resident of Nara was born in May 1910. Following Ueda’s passing away on Sept. 9, the well being ministry is ready to announce the present oldest residing man within the nation this week.
Japan has one of many world’s highest life expectations and has been dwelling to a number of folks acknowledged as among the many oldest people to have ever lived.
Kane Tanaka, a 119-year-old Japanese girl acknowledged by Guinness World Records because the world’s oldest residing particular person, died on April 19 this yr in Fukuoka Prefecture. With her demise, the oldest residing particular person in Japan is now Fusa Tatsumi, a 115-year-old girl residing in Osaka Prefecture.
Jiroemon Kimura, additionally of Japan, was the longest-living man licensed by Guinness World Records, who handed away aged 116 years and 54 days in June 2013.