Japan has one of the world's highest life expectanciesTOKYO: World’s oldest man” Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity’s first powered flight, died on Sunday aged 113, Japanese media said. Guinness officially recognised Nonaka as the oldest living man after the death of Spaniard Francisco Nunez Olivera last year. Japan has one of the world’s highest life expectancies and was home to several people recognised as among the oldest humans to have ever lived. Japan hangs two for murder, bringing 2018 executions to 15They include Jiroemon Kimura, the longest-living man on record, who died soon after his 116th birthday in June 2013. The oldest verified person ever — Jeanne Louise Calment of France — died in 1997 at the age of 122, according to Guinness.
Source: The Express Tribune January 20, 2019 10:18 UTC