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# Oldest man

All time
# Record Breaking
'He loves eating sweets': World's oldest living man aged 112 confirmed in Japan
Masazo Nonaka was born on 25 July 1905.
# yisrael kristal
The Holocaust survivor who became the world's oldest man has died aged 113
Yisrael Kristal survived Auschwitz and lived out his life in Israel.
# up and up
Life expectancy: Good news for Irish women (and not-too-bad news for Irish men)
We’re living longer. And longer.
# Japan
The world's oldest man, Sakari Momoi, has died
Speaking in in 2014, he said he wanted to live for two more years.
# Roscommon
Ireland's oldest man has died, aged 107
Michael Lambert passed away on Sunday night.
Oldest man in the world dies in New York
Speaking to US television about the secret of his long life, he had quipped: “I don’t know, I simply didn’t die earlier.”
# How old?
World's oldest man turns 116, says to 'eat light and live long'
Encouraged by the 95 people in Kyotango’s (near Kyoto, Japan) 60,000-strong population who will this year be 100 years old or more, the city has launched a research project to find the secret of their longevity.
World's oldest man dies at grand age of 114
Walter Breuning passed away in the US on Thursday. He had put his long life down to a strict diet of two meals a day.