Known as the World's Oldest Man, Bob Weighton of Alton, Hampshire, turns 112 years old! He has lived through five monarchs, 22 prime ministers, two World Wars, Spanish flu, and more. Bob was deemed the world's oldest man after the death of\u00a0Chitetsu Watanabe of Japan.\r\n\r\nHe was asked what his advice was for a long, healthy life. "I don\u2019t eat much meat and I only drink when I\u2019m at a party," he says. Bob was born on March 29, 1908. At the time, King Edward VII was still reigning over Britain and Herbert Asquith\u2019s tenure as Prime Minister was beginning shortly after. Can you believe how much this man has lived through?\r\nBob Weighton has lived through many historical events in history\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/Brendoncare\/status\/1244188160650809345?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.unilad.co.uk%2Fnews%2Fworlds-oldest-man-celebrates-another-birthday-today%2F\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nBob has led a pretty awesome life. After studying mechanical engineering, he began to travel the world. He lived in Taiwan, Canada, and the US, then would return to England in 1946 with wife Agnes and three children. Additionally, he has 10 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Bob would then take on a position as a lecturer at the City University of London. He would retire in 1973.\r\n\r\nRELATED: World\u2019s Oldest Married Couple Enjoys Their 80th Valentine\u2019s Day Together\r\n\r\nBob's birthday has actually played host to a number of major events in history. As Bob turned 19, the Sunbeam 1000hp broke the land speed record at Daytona Beach, Florida. Then, when he turned 36, headlines broke in the news that Adolf Hitler received 99% of the votes in Germany's election.\r\nOpening up about his age\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/GRobert1963\/status\/1244268583695384576?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.unilad.co.uk%2Fnews%2Fworlds-oldest-man-celebrates-another-birthday-today%2F\r\n\r\nBob has commented on the fact he has reached such an incredible age in his life. "I just accept it as a fact. It\u2019s not something I ever intended, wanted or worked for but it\u2019s just one of those facts of life. You might find it amazing but it\u2019s just one of those things. I have not lived my life avoiding being run over by buses or getting cancer or anything else. I\u2019ve done nothing to deserve or achieve this age. I\u2019m just one of the lucky ones," he says.\r\n\r\nIn the midst of the coronavirus, his birthday plans have been put off for now. He plans to just have a relaxing day at home. Wishing a very happy and healthy birthday to Bob!