World’s oldest man dies at 112

GUINNESS

Yasutaro Koide was born on 13 March 1903 – the year that the Wright Brothers created the first ever successful airplane

Japanese national, Yasutaro Koide, died on Tuesday in a hospital where he had lived for many years


Yasutaro Koide, the world’s oldest man died on Tuesday at the age of 112. The Japanese national had lived in a hospital for many years.

Mr. Koide died of heart failure and pneumonia and he had once said that the secret to live a long and happy life is to “avoid overwork and live with joy.” He also advised the people to avoid smoking and drinking. The super-centenarian was born on March 13, 1903, and worked as a tailor for a men's clothes shop.

His granddaughter, Aya Kikuchi, once tol...


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