Li Ching Yueng is the oldest man to ever live on Earth, surviving for 256 years!
#2 Happy Birthday!
A 1930 New York Times article revealed that Imperial Chinese government records dating back to 1827 publicly wrote happy 150th birthday to Li. 1877 records show he was then congratulated on his 200th birthday!
#3 All About The Herbs
Li Chung Yueng was a known herbalist, gathering herbs at the young age of 10. He ate lingzhi, goji berry, wild ginseng, gotu kola and rice wine.
#4 How Many Kids?
It’s also said the man was married 23 times, and fathered 200 children! During his life, he also met a 500-year-old man who taught himQigong exercises.
#5 Internal Peace
On his death bed, Li revealed the key to longevity is to “Keep a quiet heart, sit like a tortoise, walk sprightly like a pigeon and sleep like a dog.”