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Chitetsu Watanabe, a 112-year-old who was recognized by Guinness World Records earlier this month as the world’s oldest living man, died Sunday at the nursing home where he resided, his family said.

Watanabe, who was born on March 5, 1907, died Sunday night at the facility in Joetsu, Niigata Prefecture. A funeral will be held Friday.

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