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
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]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Current Validated Living Supercentenarians". Gerontology Research Group. Retrieved September 16, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Meeting Alexander Imich 111-years-old". The Jewish Press. February 28, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Rabbi Meets Oldest Man in America, Resulting in a Flurry of Good Deeds". March 26, 2014. Retrieved April 23, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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