World’s oldest man, Auschwitz survivor Yisrael Kristal, dies aged 113

The 113-year-old, who lived in Haifa, Israel, was the only member of his immediate family to survive the Holocaust (Picture: AFP/ Shula Kopershtouk)

The world’s oldest man, Yisrael Kristal – a Holocaust survivor, has died at the age of 113.

Mr Kristal, who was certified last year by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest man, died today just one month before he was due to turn 114.

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The 113-year-old, who lived in Haifa, Israel, was the only member of his immediate family to survive the Holocaust.

Israeli media Haaretz Daily announced his death this afternoon.

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