The supercentenarian Christian Mortensen died at the age of 115. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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At the time of his death at nearly 116 years old (115 years and 252 days, to be exact), this Danish-born man was the oldest male in recorded history.
Born Thomas Peter Thorvald Kristian Ferdinand Mortensen, he grew up in Skarup, Denmark, as a tailor’s son. His brief marriage ended in divorce.
Christian Mortensen, one of the oldest people in the world, died last Saturday at the age of 115. A spokeswoman for the Aldersly Garden Retirement Center, where Mr. Mortensen had lived since 1978, said he died in his sleep.