In sad news, the world’s oldest man, Masazo Nonaka passed away at the age of 113. His family said that he drew his last breath due to natural causes in the wee hours of Sunday while he was asleep. Masazo Nonaka died peacefully at his home- Hot Springs Inn.
Hailing from Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido, Nonaka was raised and brought up in a large family and forced his parents to run the hotel (inn)- wherein he passed away, which is now being run by his granddaughter.
He has also lived longer than his wife and three of his five children. “We feel shocked at the loss of this big figure. He was, as usual, yesterday and passed away without causing our family any fuss at all,” his granddaughter, Yuko, who runs the inn, told Kyodo News.
Nonaka was born in July 1905, according to Guinness World Records. Nonaka got married in 1931 and had five children.
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Japan has seen the world’s highest lifetime people where oldest humans outlived other countrymen. The previous one was Jiroemon Kimura, the longest-living man on record, who passed away in June 2013 at the age of 116.