Japan’s Masazo Nonaka the oldest man in the world died on 20 Jan 2019 (Sunday) at age 113, said Japanese media.
According to his family the world’s oldest man died peacefuly at his home in his sleep from natural causes.
According to Guinness World Records, Masazo Nonaka was officially awarded the title of Oldest person living (male).
He was born on 25 July 1905, and has six brothers and one sister.
In 1931 he married his wife and the couple had five children. His wife and three of his children has already passed before him.
Masazo Nonaka ran a hot spring inn which he succeeded from his parents in his hometown. The inn has been ran by the family for four generation and is now operated by his granddaughter.
Masazo Nonaka spends his retirement watching sumo wrestling on TV, reading newspapers and eating sweets and cakes.
“We feel shocked at the loss of this big figure. He was as usual yesterday and passed away without causing our family any fuss at all,” his granddaughter Yuko told Kyodo News.