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Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Who was the Oldest Man Ever Recorded?


The greatest age to which any man has ever lived is 120 years 237 days in the case of Shigechiyo Izumi (Japan) of Isen on Tokunoshima, an island 1,320 km (820 miles) south-west of Tokyo, Japan. He was born at Isen on 29 June 1865 and was recorded as a 6-year-old in Japan's first census of 1871. He died at 12:15 GMT on 21 February 1986 after developing pneumonia.

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