POSTED: Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 11:28am
UPDATED: Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 12:54pm
The world's oldest living person turned 116 today in Japan.
Jiroemon Kimura was born in 1897.
Kimura is said to be not only the oldest person alive, but the oldest man in history. He used to be a postman. Kimura celebrated with a breakfast of bean porridge, said to prevent illness. Guinness World Records recognized Kimura as the oldest man in history last december. Get this he has seven chilren, 14 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
As of this year, he also has 14 great-great0grandchildren.