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The oldest man in the world is 112-year-old Salustiano Sanchez Blazquez of Grand Island, New York. Guinness presented Blazquez with the honor following the death of Japan’s Jiroemon Kimura, who was 116. Blazquez was born in Spain on June 8, 1901. Although he does not believe he should be honored for simply living a long time, he is OK with the Guinness title.
... Blazquez offers some advice for long living. The oldest man explains that he eats one banana and takes one aspirin every day. Blazquez keeps his mind sharp with crossword puzzles and games of gin rummy with his friends. He also enjoys spending time in the garden.
... Blazquez married his wife Pearl in 1934 and had two sons. Pear passed away in 1988. In addition to his sons, Blazquez now has seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren.