Jiroemon Kimura(木村 次郎右衛門 Kimura Jirōemon) was born as Miyake Knijoro on 19 April 1897 and passed away on 12 June, 2013 at age 116 years 54 days,he was a Japanese supercentenarian who held oldest verified person living title and also currently holds the title of the oldest verified man in the history .He was also the last verified person to be born in the year 1897 after Koto Okubo's death and the second oldest Japanese in the history.He became the oldest man ever on 28th December 2012,beating Christian Mortensen's record of 115 years and 252 days He outlived his wife,his siblings, two of his children including his eldest son and also suprisingly one grandson.He is the first man and the 9th person to reach 116.He was one of the last 10 indiviuals from the 1800s and the last male.

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