"World's oldest man" British man died at 112 years old May 29, 15:44

A British man, who was certified as the "oldest man in the world", died of cancer on the 28th at the age of 112.

According to Guinness World Records, Inc., which publishes the Guinness World Records, it is the Englishman Bob Waiton who died.

Born in Yorkshire in central England in 1908, he traveled to Taiwan under Japanese rule during World War II, where he taught at a Christian school, and after the war, taught at a university in London. I took it.

Following the death of Satoshi Watanabe of Niigata Prefecture in February this year, he was certified as the oldest living man in the world on March 30th.

At that time, in the UK, the outbreak was severely restricted due to the spread of the new coronavirus, and it was not possible to hold the certification ceremony of the Guinness World Record, but instead, the person involved in the nursing home where Mr. Waiton lives is on the balcony. After singing the birthday song, I handed the certificate.

At the time of certification, Mr. Waiton commented, "I am very happy that I lived a lot and made many friends."

Mr. Weyton died of cancer on the 28th.