Man who lived for 256 years

In this modern world every human being wants to become immortal, but it is not possible. The highest expectance is 89 years, where as in our country life expectance is 62 years.

Will you believe if we will tell you that a man named Li Ching Yuen lived for 256 years.

Born in 1,677, he lived for 256 years and died May 6, 1933. He was a Chinese herbalist, martial artist and tactical advisor, known for his supposed extreme longevity.

He claimed to have been born in 1736, while disputed records suggest 1677, implying an age at death of 197 and 256 years, respectively.

He is said that Li Ching-Yuen spent most of his life in the mountains and was skilled in Qigong. He worked as an herbalist, selling lingzhi, goji berry, wild ginseng, he shou wu and gotu kola along with other Chinese herbs, and lived off a diet of these herbs and rice wine.

Reports said that Li Ching lived so long due to the fact that he performed exercises every day – regularly, correctly, and with sincerity – for 120 years.

He died from natural causes May 6, 1933 in Kai Xian, Sichuan, Republic of China and was survived by his 24th wife, a woman of 60 years. Li supposedly produced over 200 descendants during his life span, surviving 23 wives, Reports added.



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