An Iranian man, Amou Haji, nicknamed the “dirtiest man in the world” for not taking shower for decades, over 70years ago, died at the age of 94.
According to IRNA news agency Tuesday, Haji, who did not wash for more than half of a century and was single, died on Sunday in the village of Dejgah in the southern province.
Haji had avoided showering over fears of “getting sick”, the agency quoted a local official as saying.
But “for the first time a few months ago, villagers had taken him to a bathroom to wash.”
A short documentary film titled “The Strange Life of Amou Haji” was made about his life in 2013, according to Iranian media outlets.