Jiroemon Kimura

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Jiroemon Kimura
Native name 木村 次郎右衛門 (Kimura Jirōemon)
Born 三宅 金治郎 (Miyake Kinjirō)
19 Apryle 1897(1897-04-19)
Kamiukawa (nou pairt o Kyōtango), Kyoto Prefectur, Japan
Died (2013-06-12)Juin 12, 2013
(aged 116 years, 54 days)
Kyōtango, Kyoto Prefectur, Japan
Cause o daith
Naitural causes
Residence Kyōtango, Kyoto Prefectur, Japan
Naitionality Japanese
Thrift Retired postal worker, fermer[1]
Kent for
  • Verified auldest livin man
  • Verified auldest man ever
  • First man verified tae reach age 116
Hauf-marrae(s) Yae Kimura (1904–1978) (m. ?–1978; her daith)
Childer
  • 7 children
Parents Morizo and Fusa Miyake
Relatives
  • 14 grandchilder
  • 25 great-grandchilder
  • 15 great-great-grandchilder

Jiroemon Kimura (木村 次郎右衛門, Kimura Jirōemon, Aprile 19, 1897 – Juin 12, 2013) wis a Japanese supercentenarian. He acame the verified auldest man in history on December 28, 2012, at the age o 115 years an 253 days when he surpassed the age o Christian Mortensen who died in 1998;[2] an an aa acame the first man verified tae hae reached 116 years o age, bein 116 years an 54 days auld at the time o his daith frae naitural causes on Juin 12, 2013, in a hospital in his hometoun o Kyōtango, Kyoto Prefectur, Japan.[3][4][5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "World's oldest man celebrates 114th birthday". The Daily Telegraph. London. April 19, 2011. 
  2. Matsuyama, Kanoko (December 27, 2012). "Japanese 115-Year-Old Becomes Oldest Man in History". Bloomberg. Archived frae the oreeginal on December 28, 2012. Retrieved December 28, 2012. 
  3. "World's oldest man ever turns 116 in Kyoto as his health is studied". The Japan Daily Press. April 15, 2013. Retrieved April 19, 2013. 
    - "World's oldest person turns 116 in Japan". FRANCE 24 International News. April 19, 2013. Retrieved April 19, 2013. 
    - "World's oldest person Jiroemon Kimura turns 116 in Japan". The Economic Times. Agence France-Presse. Retrieved April 19, 2013. 
  4. Zoominuk. "World's oldest man ever turns 116". YouTube. 
  5. "From horseless carriages to iPhone5s: The world during 116-year-old Jiroemon Kimura's lifetime". June 9, 2013. Retrieved June 11, 2013. 
    - "Jiroemon Kimura, Oldest Man in Recorded History, Dies at 116". June 12, 2013. Retrieved June 14, 2013. 
Records
Precedit bi
Tomoji Tanabe
Auldest livin Japanese man
Juin 19, 2009 – Juin 12, 2013
Succeedit bi
Jokichi Ikarashi
Precedit bi
Walter Breuning
Auldest livin man
Aprile 14, 2011 – Juin 12, 2013
Succeedit bi
Salustiano Sanchez
Precedit bi
Yukichi Chuganji
Oldest Japanese man ever
October 26, 2011 – present
Succeedit bi
Unsurpassed
Precedit bi
Chiyono Hasegawa
Auldest livin Japanese person
December 2, 2011 – Juin 12, 2013
Succeedit bi
Misao Okawa
Precedit bi
Dina Manfredini
Auldest livin person
December 17, 2012 – Juin 12, 2013
Succeedit bi
Misao Okawa
Precedit bi
Christian Mortensen
Auldest verified man ever
December 28, 2012 – present
Succeedit bi
Unsurpassed