Yasutaro Koide, Japanese supercentenarian, Died at 112


Yasutaro Koide/小出 保太郎/Koide Yasutarō was born on March 13, 1903, and died on January 19, 2016.

He was a Japanese supercentenarian.

He was the oldest living man in the world following the death of Sakari Momoi on July 5, 2015, until his own death.

He had worked as a tailor for a men’s clothes shop in Tsuruga, Fukui.

Yasutaro Koide moved to Nagoya when he was 107 years old, to live with his daughter.

Following his turning 110, Mr.Koide could still read newspapers without glasses and could eat without dentures.

Yasutaro became the oldest living person in Aichi Prefecture on March 31, 2014, following the death of Nagoya resident Tsuya Miura, who died at the age of 111.

He was officially recognised as the oldest living man by Guinness World Records, on August 21, 2015,

When asked about the hidden secret to his long life, Yasutaro responded by stating that “the best thing is to not overdo” and recommending abstinence from smoking or drinking.

Yasutaro Koide passed away at 112yrs old due heart failure and pneumonia in a hospital in Nagoya.