Alexander Imich

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Alexander Imich
BornFebruary 4, 1903
Died(2014-06-08)June 8, 2014
(aged 111 years, 124 days)
Manhattan, New York
ResidenceManhattan, New York City, U.S.
Occupationparapsychologist, retired chemist

Alexander Imich (February 4, 1903 – June 8, 2014)[1] Ph.D, was a Polish-born American chemist, parapsychologist, and supercentenarian. He was the president of the Anomalous Phenomena Research Center in New York City. He was born in Częstochowa, Poland (then a part of Russian Empire) in 1903.[1] He was of Jewish descent.[2]

At age 111, Imich was the world's oldest living man since the death of Arturo Licata on April 24, 2014.[3][4] He was one of the few supercentenarians known for reasons other than longevity.

He died on June 8, 2014 peacefully at 9:03 AM from natural causes at the age of 111.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Current Validated Living Supercentenarians". Gerontology Research Group. Retrieved September 16, 2013.
  2. www.grg.org
  3. "Meeting Alexander Imich 111-years-old". The Jewish Press. February 28, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2014.
  4. "Rabbi Meets Oldest Man in America, Resulting in a Flurry of Good Deeds". chabad.org. March 26, 2014. Retrieved April 23, 2014.
  5. Oldest Man in the World dies at 111
Preceded by
Arturo Licata
Oldest Recognized Living Man
April 24, 2014 – June 8, 2014
Succeeded by
Sakari Momoi