Mbah Gotho who claimed to be 146 was dismissed by most as a liar. However, his date of birth was confirmed by the record office staff of Indonesia and also his ID shows that he is born on December 31, 1870.
Some information of Gotho’s life:
He was born and brought up in Indonesia. He has lived through the beginning and ending of many historical events, including the First and Second World Wars, Australia’s independence, construction of the Statue of Liberty, and the births and deaths of dictators such as Hitler, Lenin and Mussolini.
He has 10 siblings who are died, 4 wives ( last of whom died in 1988). Unfortunately, he has outlived all his children. Now he lives with his grandchildren, great children and great great grandchildren. Mbah Gotho even bought his own gravestone back in 1992 and his family prepared a grave site for him near his children’s graves.
He claims to have been preparing for death ever since his 122 birthday, but death hasn’t knocked his door yet.
Mbah Gotho says that the secret of longevity is simply patience. When partnered with the healthy diet patience can be extremely beneficial. Also, he claims that living a stress-free life could definitely make you live longer.