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|Photo-world Oldest Man With 13 Great-great-grandchildren by olokfor: 9:31am On Dec 23, 2012|
A Japanese mayor has hailed a resident of his city for becoming the world’s
oldest person. At 115 years old, Jiroemon Kimura
inherited the title from an
American woman who died on Monday.
Yasushi Nakayama, the mayor of Kyotango, near
Japan’s ancient capital of
Kyoto, confirmed Mr Kimura’s status, calling him “the
pride of our town”.
Mr Kimura, who was born on April 19 1897, is 15 days
younger than his predecessor, Dina Manfredini, who
died in Iowa less than two weeks after inheriting the
title as the world’s oldest living person.
Mr Kimura, a former postal employee, has 14
grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 13 great-
great-grandchildren. He lives with his son’s family. His
family declined to comment to reporters out of
consideration for Ms Manfredini’s relatives
|Re: Photo-world Oldest Man With 13 Great-great-grandchildren by hrmkz: 9:35am On Dec 23, 2012|
Their more aged ppu in Naija
|Re: Photo-world Oldest Man With 13 Great-great-grandchildren by olokfor: 1:28pm On Dec 23, 2012|
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