An Iranian man, Amou Haji, nicknamed “the dirtiest man in the world” has died at the age of 94.
According to state media, Haji who died on Tuesday, was so nicknamed for not taking shower for decades.
Haji, who reportedly, did not wash for more than half a century and was single, died in the village of Dejgah in the Southern Province of Fars, IRNA News Agency reported.
Haji reportedly avoided showering over fears of “getting sick” the news 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,” IRNA reported.
A short documentary film titled, “The Strange Life of Amou Haji” was made about his life in 2013, according to Iranian media outlets. AFP