The world’s oldest man died on Sunday, less than weeks after Guinness World Records supplied him the recognition.
Chitetsu Watanabe, 112, exceeded away at a nursing domestic in his nearby of Joetsu, Niigata Prefecture in northern Japan.
Guinness World Records showed Chitetsu Watanabe because the oldest guy at 112 on Feb. 12. The calligraphy — which Watanabe had executed himself — says “World’s No. 1.” Image through Guinness World Records
Born on March 5, 1907, Watanabe, the primary of 8 children, worked inside the agriculture zone and served in World War II.
Having spent years of his profession in a sugar company, Watanabe had a candy tooth, which he happy with brown sugar and one-of-a-kind treats that did not require lots chewing, which includes custard pudding.
Watanabe served in the direction of the give up of the Pacific War in 1944. Image via Guinness World Records
Watanabe and his wife, Mitsue, have 5 children, 12 grandchildren, 16 splendid-grandchildren and one exceptional-remarkable-grandchild. Yoko, the spouse of his first son Tetsuo, said that he loved growing all types of fruits, vegetables or even bonsai trees.
“I’ve lived collectively with him for over 50 years, and I’ve never visible him improve his voice or get mad,” Yoko said, in step with Guinness. “He’s moreover caring. When I changed into running on my patchwork hobby, he turned into the simplest who praised my paintings the most. I assume having lived with a big circle of relatives under one roof, mingling along with his grandchildren and extraordinary-grandchildren helped hold a grin on his face as well.”
On Feb. 12, Watanabe acquired the Guinness World Record for being the oldest guy at 112 years and 344 days old. At the ceremony, he “clenched his fist in triumph,” in line with the Mainich