The oldest man in the world currently resides in New York City. His name Salustiano Sanchez — Blaskes and age 112 years.
Long-lived "number one" Sanchez Blaskes was in June of this year — after a 117-year life died a resident of Japan Dziroemon Kimura.
Sanchez-Blaskes was born June 8, 1901 in the Spanish village of El Tejada de Béjar. In 17 years, he and his friends and older brother moved to Cuba, where he was engaged in the cultivation of sugar cane.
In 1920, Sanchez-Blaskes came to the U.S. and worked in the coal mines in Kentucky. He subsequently moved to the east of New York City, where he lives to this day. In Sanchez-Blaskesa two children, seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, according to ITAR-TASS.
The secret of his longevity Sanchez Blaskes explains that every day eats banana, and drink all the prescribed drugs. However, his daughter — another explanation. "I think this is due to the fact that his father — an independent and stubborn man," — says the 69-year-old Irene Johnson.
The oldest person on the planet is now a woman — a resident of the Japanese city of Osaka 115-year-old Misao Okawa.