Jiroemon Kimura

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Birthday
19, 1897
Birthplace
Kyotango, Japan
Death Date
Jun 12, 2013 (116)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
19, 1897
Birthplace
Kyotango, Japan
Death Date
Jun 12, 2013 (116)

About

Became the world's oldest living person and the oldest Japanese man in history. He was 116 years and 54 days old when he died in June 2013.

Before Fame

He was a postman for more than four decades.

Trivia

He became the twenty-eighth person in history to live to 115 years old and the 9th to live to 116.

Family Life

He had five children, fourteen grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren, and thirteen great-great-grandchildren.

Associated With

He became a Guinness World Record holder, which is also the case for the tallest man in the world, Robert Wadlow.