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Japan's oldest man dies at 112

Tokyo, Apr 4 (UNI) A 112-year-old man, recognized as Japan's oldest male, has passed away in Chiba prefecture near Tokyo, local media reported on Thursday.
Gisaburo Sonobe, who died in late March, was born on Nov. 6, 1911 and became the country's oldest man after his predecessor died in November 2022 at 111, the national news agency Kyodo reported, citing local authorities.
The municipal government of Tateyama, where Sonobe resided, has not revealed the exact date nor the cause of his death at the request of his family, the report noted.
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