Tomoji Tanabe

 

 

Age: 113

 

Summary: oldest person in Japan who was certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's oldest man when he was 111 years old at the time of his death, who was a retired city land surveyor and had eight children (five sons and three daughters), 25 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: September 18, 1895

 

Died: June 19, 2009

 

Location: Miyakonojo, Japan