Tokio Watanabe
Tokio Watanabe
Watanabe at the age of 100.
Birth: 12 December 1899
Kumakogen, Ehime, Japan
Death: 6 February 2010
Kumakogen, Ehime, Japan
Age: 110 years, 56 days
Country: JapanJPN
Unvalidated

Tokio Watanabe (Japanese: 渡部時雄; 12 December 1899 – 6 February 2010) was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated. He is the oldest (known) man who died in Ehime Prefecture.

Biography

Watanabe was born in Kumakogen, Ehime Prefecture, Japan, on 12 December 1899. At the age of 22, he married Shakae. They had 2 sons and 6 daughters. When he was 42 years old, his wife died. His second son died in the Pacific War. Even at the age of 100, he mowed the grass.

Watanabe died of pneumonia at a hospital in Kumakogen, Ehime Prefecture, Japan, on 6 February 2010, at the age of 110 years, 56 days. Following his death, Jiroemon Kimura became the last living Japanese man born in the 1800s.

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