Nijiro Tokuda

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Nijiro Tokuda (徳田 二次郎 Tokuda Nijirō?, June 10, 1895 – June 12, 2006)[1] was the oldest man in Japan and, at his death, aged 111 years, 2 days, was the sixth oldest verified living man in the world. Tokuda lived in Kagoshima.[2] He died of natural causes on 12 June 2006, just two days after celebrating his 111th birthday.[2][3]

Records
Preceded by
Kohachi Shigetaka
Oldest living Japanese man
3 July 2005 – 12 June 2006
Succeeded by
Tomoji Tanabe

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deaths for 2006 (in Chronological Order)". Gerontology Research Group. 
  2. ^ a b "Japan's oldest man dies". NBC News. 13 June 2006. Retrieved 5 February 2014. 
  3. ^ 男性最高齢の徳田さん死去 鹿児島、111歳 (Japanese) Retrieved 4 August 2014.