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World's Oldest Person Jiroemon Kimura Turns 116

KYOTANGO, JAPAN - APRIL 19: In this handout image provided by Kyotango City government, the world's oldest person Jiroemon Kimura is celebrated by Kyotango City Mayor Yasushi Nakayama as he celebrates his 116th birthday at his home on April 19, 2013 in Kyotango, Kyoto, Japan. Kimura was born in 1897, has 7 children, 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. (Photo by Kyotango City Government via Getty Images)

World's oldest man dies

Jiroemon Kimura, who turned 116 in April, has passed away. He was recognized as the oldest person to have ever lived, and passed away in a local Japanese hospital of natural causes.