In memoriam: Those we lost in 2013

Dec 28, 2013

In memoriam: Those we lost in 2013

by Jun Hongo

2013 saw the loss of a number of personalities who stood at the top of their respective fields. As the year quietly draws to a close, we reflect on those we lost, their contribution to the world and their ongoing legacy.

World's oldest man dies in Kyoto after reaching 116

Jun 12, 2013

World's oldest man dies in Kyoto after reaching 116

A Japanese man recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest living person and longest-lived man in history died of natural causes in Kyotango, Kyoto Prefecture, early Wednesday at the age of 116, the city said. Jiroemon Kimura, a Kyoto native, died at ...