|Birth:||25 July 1905|
Ashoro, Hokkaido, Japan
112 years, 24 days
Masazo Nonaka [Japanese: 野中正造] (born 25 July 1905) is a validated Japanese supercentenarian, who is the oldest living man in Japan and the world's oldest validated man (even though Francisco Nunez Olivera is probably older) since the death of Israel Kristal on 11 August 2017.
Masazo Nonaka was born in Kamitoshibetsu, Ashoro, Hokkaido on 25 July 1905 as the eldest son of Onsen Nonaka. He had two brothers and three sisters (all now deceased).
He lives in Ashoro, Hokkaido. He has been the oldest living person in Hokkaido prefecture since the death of Teru Hatakeyama on 3 April 2016. Nonaka became the oldest living man in Japan following the death of Masamitsu Yoshida on 29 October 2016.
On 25 July 2017, Mr. Nonaka celebrated his 112th birthday.
|Japan's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (V • E)|
Eiju Tsuru • Kiichi Fujiwara • Nisaburo Matsuyama • Shimetaro Hara • Gihei Oka • Gengan Tonaki • Denzo Ishizaki • Sadayoshi Tanabe • Yukichi Chuganji • Kameni Nakamura • Minsho Ozawa • Totaro Murakami • Kohachi Shigetaka • Nijiro Tokuda • Tomoji Tanabe • Jiroemon Kimura • Jokichi Ikarashi • Sakari Momoi • Yasutaro Koide • Masamitsu Yoshida • Masazo Nonaka