The World’s oldest man, Sakari Momoi, has died.
Momoi’s death was announced by Japanese media. He was aged 112.
His health had deteriorated over the weekend, and he passed away from kidney failure over the weekend.
Sakari Momoi was born on the 5th of February, 1903, and was confirmed as the oldest living man last year by Guinness World Records.
Sakari was a teacher during his active days, and had told GWR, “I want to live for about two more years.”
The world’s oldest living person remains Susannah Mushatt Jones, who turned 116 yesterday.