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111 year-old Dr. Alexander Imich, the world's oldest living man, poses for a photograph during an interview with Reuters at his home on New York City's upper west side in this May 9, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Mike Segar/Files

World's oldest man dies in New York at 111

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The world's oldest man has died in New York at age 111, according to the senior citizen residence where he lived.

Alexander Imich, who was born in Poland in 1903 and survived a Soviet Gulag labor camp, died on Sunday, said Marcy Levitt, executive director of Esplanade Manhattan.

Imich emigrated to the United States in the 1950s and was a scholar of the occult. He edited an anthology called "Incredible Tales of the Paranormal" in 1995 at the age of 92.

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