Nazar Singh, Europe’s oldest man passed away

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London, June 24: Nazar Singh, the oldest man of Europe passed away in India at the age of 111, a media report said.

Nazar Singh, a great-grandfather who celebrated his 111 birthday on June 8, breathed his last at his native Fazilpur village in Jalandhar district The Guardian reported.

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Born in Punjab in 1904, he moved to England in 1965, living first in Walsall, West Midlands, where he worked in a foundry, then retiring to the north-east in 1989, living with one of his nine children.

With 34 grandchildren and 63 great-grandchildren, Singh was always surrounded by family, said his grandson, Harvinder Gill, 31. "He was an incredible chap," Gill, from Ashbrooke, Sunderland, said. "He has lived a very happy and fulfilling life.

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Nazar Singh's cremation is set to be held ton Wednesday at the village crematorium.

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