Death of Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez

June 8, 1901 - September 13, 2013
Grand Island, New York | Age 112

World's oldest man dies in US at age 112
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GRAND ISLAND, New York (AP) — The world's oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. He was 112.

Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez died Friday at a nursing home in Grand Island, according to Robert Young, senior gerontology consultant with Guinness World Records.

Sanchez-Blazquez became the world's oldest man when Jiroemon Kimura died June 12 at age 116.

Born June 8, 1901, in the...

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