111-Year-Old New Yorker Alexander Imich Is the World’s Oldest Man


This fascinating New York Times article profiles Alexander Imich, a longtime New York City resident who, at 111 years of age, is the world’s oldest man according to the Gerontology Research Group. Imich was born on February 4, 1903 in his native Poland, the same year the Wright Flyer became the first successful powered, manned aircraft.

photo by Damon Winter/The New York Times

E.D.W. Lynch
E.D.W. Lynch

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