The guy recognized by the Guinness World Records as the oldest in the world, Masazo Nonaka, died at the age of 113 in his home in Ashoro, Japan. Masanori Takei / Kyodo News through AP, File
Nonaque was certified as the oldest living man last April, shortly before celebrating his 113th birthday. He was born on July 25, 1905, the same year when Albert Einstein pioneered his revolutionary theory of relativity, according to Kyodo News.
Nonaka dies peacefully in her sleep on Sunday. and ruled for more than 106 years.
Nonaque was restricted to a wheelchair in her later years, but she could move on and enjoy the simple things in her life until her last day. They told him that he liked reading, watching TV, eating pastries after each meal and soaking up in a hot spring once a week. His granddaughter, Yuko, said that Nonaqa had no health problems – just died peacefully.
"We feel shocked by the loss of this great figure," she said. "His last moments were calm, and he died without making our family excited."
"I had a lot of controversy with him, but we were glad to be together," she continued.
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Nanoka survives the majority of his family, including all his sisters from his brothers and three of their five children
the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Welfare announced last year that there are 69,785 citizens over 100 years in the country, 90% of whom are women. In fact, the woman, who is now recognized as the oldest living person, is also a Japanese, 116-year-old Kenneth Tanaka.