Kama Nakasone
Kama Nakasone
Birth: 23 November 1891
Japan
Death: 1 January 2003
Okinawa, Japan
Age: 111 years, 39 days
Country: JapanJPN
Validated

Kama Nakasone (23 November 1891 – 1 January 2003) was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group.

Biography

Kama Nakasone was born in Japan on 23 November 1891.

In his later years, Nakasone maintained a positive and enthusiastic outlook on life. Robert Young wrote of him aged 110, "what's more remarkable is that he appears full of life, not waiting to die."

Nakasone died in Okinawa, Japan on New Years Day 2003 at the age of 111 years, 39 days. At the time of his death, he was the 8th oldest living man in the world, the 4th oldest in Japan, and the oldest living in the region of Okinawa. As of 2020, he remains in the top 100 oldest verified men ever.

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