Guinness International Information
An international-class love tale has now grow to be a world record.
Guinness International Information has just declared a Jap couple as its oldest dwelling married couple.
Masao Matsumoto, 108, and his 100-year-old blushing bride, Miyako Sonoda, were given hitched Oct. 20, 1937, just about 81 years in the past.
Their blended age as of July 25, the day they had been visited by way of Guinness International Information, is a whopping 208 years and 259 days.
The couple has 5 daughters, ranging in ages from 77 to 66, and 13 grandchildren. Their 25th great-grandchild is predicted someday this month.
Even though the couple is these days the sector’s oldest, they have got a bit extra time earlier than they cling the identify for the oldest couple ever.
That honor is going to Norwegians Karl and Gudrun Dolven, who had a combined age of 210 years and 65 days when Gudrun passed on to the great beyond in April 2004.
CORRECTION: An previous model of this tale incorporated an mistaken age for Miyako Sonoda. She’s 100.