World’s oldest man dies at 112 in Japan

Sakari Momoi receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him as the world’s oldest man at 111 years of age, in Tokyo in this photo taken August 20, 2014.

The world’s oldest man, Sakari Momoi, has died in Japan at the ripe old age of 112, an official said Tuesday.

Momoi, born months before the Wright brothers made their first successful flight, passed away late Sunday, said the official at Saitama City, north of Tokyo, where he had lived for many years.

The supercentenarian, recognized as the world’s oldest male at the age of 111 last year, died of kidney failure in a care home in Tokyo.
 
 
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