World’s oldest person, 116, now last living man born in 19th century

May 28, 2013 4:10 PM

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World’s oldest person, 116, now last living man born in 19th century

Japan’s Jiroemon Kimura took the title last week after the death of James Emmanuel 'Doc' Sisnett.

As if being the world's oldest person weren't enough, 116-year-old Jiroemon Kimura of Japan is the last man alive to have been born in the 19th century.

Also read: Last Known Person Born in 19th Century Dies at 117

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