Jiroemon Kimura, Oldest Man in Recorded History, Dies at Age 116

Jiroemon Kimura, Oldest Man in Recorded History, Dies at Age 116

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In this handout image provided by Kyotango City government, the world's oldest person Jiroemon Kimura, right, is visited by Kyotango City Mayor Yasushi Nakayama as he celebrates his 116th birthday at his home on April 19, 2013 in Kyotango, Japan. Kimura, born in 1897, has died at age 116.