Yoshikazu Yamashita
Yoshikazu Yamashita
Yoshikazu Yamashita at the age of 112.
Birth: 10 April 1907
Death: 7 July 2019
Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima, Japan
Age: 112 years, 88 days
Country: JapanJPN

Yoshikazu Yamashita [Japanese: 山下義一] (10 April 1907 – 7 July 2019) was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). He was the oldest known man ever from Hiroshima Prefecture and Japan's second-oldest living man behind Chitetsu Watanabe.


Yoshikazu Yamashita was born in Japan on 10 April 1907. He lived in Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture. He was reported as the oldest living man in Hiroshima Prefecture since the death of Keisan Miura on 19 November 2014, and the oldest living person in Hiroshima prefecture since the death of Toshimi Kikkawa on 10 October 2018.

Yoshikazu Yamashita died on 7 July 2019 at the age of 112 years, 88 days.


  • Hiroshima Prefecture Report, September 2017


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