The 112 years man, Yasutaro Koide, who is officially recognized as the oldest living man by Guinness World Records is dead. A report from Tokyo said that Koide, who was hospitalised in the central city of Nagoya, died from chronic heart failure.
He was born in 1903, the year the Wright Brothers built the first successful aeroplane, and worked as tailor in the western Japanese city of Tsuruga.
The report said that in 2015, the number of centenarians surpassed 60,000 for the first time in Japan, one of the world’s top countries for longevity.
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