Walter Breuning died yesterday in Great Falls, Montana at the age of 114, making him the world’s oldest man. The AP reports that the former railroad worker identified eating only two meals a day as a key to his longevity. In related news, the world’s youngest person was just born.
To get an idea of the scope of his record-setting run, consider the following:
The world’s oldest person, Georgia’s Besse Cooper, is still alive. She is 26 days older than Walter Breuning
Walter Breuning, Sept. 21, 1896-April 14, 2011
World’s oldest man dies in Montana at 114 [AP]
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 15, 2011