According to his identity documents, the man was born on February 28, 1882 and died this Wednesday, November 18.
Iran announced this Thursday 19-N the death of its oldest elder: a 138-year-old Kurd, according to his identity documents.
Ahmad Soufi died this Wednesday in Saqqez, in the province of Kurdistan (western Iran), reported the official Irna agency, specifying that “he died of old age.”
The agency publishes a copy of his “chenasnameh” (equivalent to the family book) and of his identity document, indicating, both, a date of birth dating back to the 19th century, February 28, 1882, which means that Soufi was born the same year as American President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who passed away … in 1945.
According to her papers, Soufi would have died at a much older age than that of the Japanese Kane Tanaka, born on January 2, 1903 (117 years), and who is considered the “dean” of humanity.