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He lived for 256 years, check out how he did it

In this modern world, every human being wants to become immortal, but it is not possible. The highest expectance is 89 years, whereas in our country life expectance is 62 years.

Will you believe it if we will tell you that a man named Li Ching-Yuen lived for 256 years.

Born in 1,677, he lived for 256 years and died May 6, 1933. He was a Chinese herbalist, martial artist, and tactical advisor, known for his supposed extreme longevity

A passionate and popular herbalist of China, Li had started collecting herbs at a very you, ng age. These herbs are considered to be the secret behind his long and healthy life. He even went to faraway places like Thailand in his hunt for these herbs. The herbalist also sold the un that he gathered. When he stopped collecting herbs himself, he continued selling the ones that others gathered for him.

By the time he was ten years old, he had traveled in Kansu, Shansi, Tibet, Annam, Siam, and Manchuria gathering herbs. He continued to gather herbs for the rest of his first 100 years. He lived on herbs and plenty of rice wine. When asked for his secret of long life. Li Ching-Yun gave it readily: "Keep a quiet heart, sit like a tortoise, walk sprightly like a pigeon and sleep like a dog." The "Scholar War Lord" Wu Pei-fu.

It is not likely that his age will ever be authenticated, and most medical authorities doubt such mortality is humanly possible. According to the legend, during his lifetime, he had 23 wives and about 200 descendants.

Although not recognized in the occidental world, the Chinese records, if accurate, would make Li Ching-Yuen by far the oldest man in the world, surpassing the official record (even any other claimed age) by more than 100 years.

When it comes to verifying extreme longevity cases, Dr. Dmitri Jdanov from the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Germany told AAP FactCheck: “We need to trace the whole life of the person – early life documents like (they're) birth certificate, census records, marriage certificate. As I understand, it is impossible for Li Ching-Yuen.”

However, Dr. Jdanov was open to the possibility that one day humans may achieve extreme longevity.


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