A 113-year-old Japanese man, Masazo Nonaka, recognized in April 2018 by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest male, died on Sunday, according to Japanese public service broadcaster NHK.


A 113-year-old Japanese man, Masazo Nonaka, recognized in April 2018 by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest male, died on Sunday, according to Japanese public service broadcaster NHK.
Nonaka’s family noticed on Sunday morning that he wasn’t breathing. His doctor confirmed that Nonaka had died. The family said that he seemed to be fine on Saturday, according to NHK.

Guiness World Records named Nonaka as the world’s oldest man in April 2018 when he was 112 years and 259 days old. He spent his retirement reading newspapers, eating sweets and cakes, and watching TV, particularly sumo wrestling, Guinness World Records wrote.

Nonaka, a resident of Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, was born on July 25, 1905.


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