The oldest man in the world in the UK died: He got regular Mail from the Queen | world

Bob Weighton, the oldest man in the world, has died. His Guinness world record he's had recently. Already prior to that, he received a letter from the Queen.

The oldest man in the world in the UK died: He got regular Mail from the Queen | world

Bob Weighton, the oldest man in the world, has died. His Guinness world record he's had recently. Already prior to that, he received a letter from the Queen.

Bob Weighton has been in place since February as the oldest man in the world . Now he has died at the age of 112 in the UK. The man of the world got regular Mail from the Queen .

London - Still in the biblical age, he helped others: The official oldest man in the world with 112 years in UK . The former teacher and engineer, Bob Weighton from the village Alton until recently it was still surprisingly Spry. "He died on Thursday peacefully in his sleep at his cancer," said his family. "Bob was an extraordinary man." And not just because of his age: He had always been a great role model.

A man of the world: the Oldest man in the UK in the world had been in touch with people from anywhere

Bob, whose name was actually Robert's first name, is versatile been interested and have had with people from all over the world contact. "He has seen everyone as his brother or sister," said the family. "He had many, many friends, and read and talked about politics, theology, and the environment." A room in his apartment was a workshop, "filled with furniture, windmills, and Puzzles", which he sold for a good purpose.

The Senior lived according to the Guinness book of world records in the age home for assisted Living. He had a large family: three children, of whom two, ten grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren. "I have taken life as it came," said Weighton once in a Video. He had to be operated on, such as at the hip, and also had Malaria. "I survived - here I am."

the Oldest man in the world: Bob Weighton Post got often of the Queen

The Senior also lived in Taiwan and Canada . After the war, he came back with his wife Agnes to the UK. She died in 1997. Both of them had engaged since the pension social.

Due to the Corona-pandemic* there was no big Celebration, go to Weightons 112. Birthday . A congratulations card in the Queen he refused - it would cost only the tax payers money and that he had at least ten cards of Elizabeth II. (94) get. The appointment to the oldest man in the world was in the corona the crisis karg: A Juror could not deliver the corresponding deed of the Guinness book of records, as usual, personally.

England: Bob Weighton since February record holder

Weighton had the record title only last February of Chitetsu Watanabe taken. The Japanese was just before the 113. Birthday died. The recipe for a long life was: a lot of smile, a little tease, and daily sports and math tasks.

The oldest person in the world is a woman - Kane Tanaka from Japan with a total of 117 years. Also she has a great passion for mathematics, she also loves the Board game Othello.

dpa

*merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network

Updated Date: 29 May 2020, 08:33

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