|Birth:||13 March 1903|
Tsuruga, Fukui, Japan
|Death:||19 January 2016|
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
|Age:||112 years, 312 days|
Koide was born on 13 March 1903 in Tsuruga, Fukui, where he worked as a tailor for a men’s clothes shop. At the age of 107, he moved to Nagoya city to be with his daughter. On 21 August 2015, he was officially recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living man. It was reported he was able to read without glasses, could eat without dentures and was able to walk around in his house.
|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