Meet the man who could be the oldest known person in history

Your parents may be old. Your grandparents are probably old. And your great-grandparents are definitely old. But Carmelo Flores Laura is older than old - at 123 years of age, he’s positively ancient. If documentation holds true, his birth took place on the mind-boggling date of July 16, 1890.

That’s a year before the invention of the rotary-dial telephone and two years before the first Ferris wheel spun at the Chicago World’s Fair.

Read more over at World Now.

Photos: El Paz Government / EPA

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