Father of ten children claims to be the oldest resident of the planet
Indian Feroz-ud-Din Mir insists that his 141 years. And if it is indeed his age difference with the current spouse Misra is more than 60 years.
Feroz-ud-Din Mir survived four wives. The birth certificate of a man means that he was born on March 10, 1872 year. If the document will be true, then we can confidently assert that the former trader nuts and fruit for 26 years older than Japanese woman Misao Okawa, who is now 115 years old and is considered the oldest person in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records.
In spite of his advanced age, Feroz can still walk, and although his voice was trembling old man, and the vision faded, he could still recognize his family members.
its existence grandfather threw problems Guinness Book of Records, which will now have to investigate the Indian history to find out if he really can lay claim to being the oldest person alive today in the world.
Feroz live in the mountains of Uri to the north of Kashmir and rarely travels far from home. For many years he lived and worked in Pakistan, where in 1890 he married his first wife - a local girl, speaking in Punjabi. "At that time, between India and Pakistan do not have any boundaries, - said the old man. - I found it easy to work with. I was engaged in business, drove nuts from Kashmir to Karachi. " As the newspaper writes by Mirror, after his first wife died, Feroz returned to India and was married four times. He outlived all of his wives and married for the fifth time to a woman named Mishra. "Life is much patted him. He saw the terrible earthquake that occurred in the late 19th century, when he traveled to Karachi item. He saved many lives then. Feroz has witnessed some very significant events of the last century, "- said the wife of the current longevity.
His grandson Abdul Rashid said that his grandfather's health has deteriorated significantly over the past decade. "We are accustomed to his entertaining stories. He is a very interesting man, who had seen much in his life. He told us about a time when Pakistan was still a part of India, and his grandfather was free to develop its nutty business. Now everyone, of course, is quite different, "- says the grandson of Feroz.
The man who previously was considered the oldest person in the world - 116-year-old Jiroemon Kimura - died last month. A resident of the Japanese city Kyōtango in May, was hospitalized with pneumonia, which could not win. Kimura was born in 1897, the year, for 45 years he worked at the post office and had retired more than half a century.