Minsho Ozawa (小沢愍昌 Ozawa Minshō) 11 October 1894 - 12 July 2004}} was Japan's oldest living man for almost two months, from the May 20, 2004 death of Kameni Nakamura to his own death on July 12, 2004. He died at age 109 years, 275 days and missed supercentenarian status by three months. He was succeeded as Japan's oldest living man by Totaro Murakami, who held the title until his own death just 18 days later at age 109 years, 160 days on July 30, 2004. Ozawa was the last surviving Japanese man to be born in 1894.
He was a former Buddhist priest.
- ↑ "Ozawa Minshō-san shikyo". 47News. http://www.47news.jp/CN/200407/CN2004071301003153.html. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
- ↑ Japan's oldest man dies at 109 years