Yasutaro Koide


Age: 112

Japanese supercentenarian and the world's oldest man at the time of his death who was born in 1903 when the Wright brothers made their historic first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina and a modernizing Japan was embroiled in a dispute with Russia over Manchuria that erupted into the Russo-Japanese War in early 1904, but who worked as a tailor when he was younger.

Cause of Death: Heart failure and pneumonia

Born: March 13, 1903

Died: January 19, 2016

Nagoya, Japan