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Active Retired

Fun articles about active retired people from all over the world!

  • Tadataka Inou (11 February 1745 - 17 May 1818) from Japan
    Inou was a trader and cartographer in Edo period.
    He started studying scaling and astoronomy after he became retired at 50, then he began scalling by travelling Japan from 1800 to 1816. He spent 17 years, and accomplished the map of Japan which revealed the country's shape accurately for the first time in the history. (he went out the last-10th travelling when he was 72!)

  • Ruth Flowers aka "Mamy Rock" (29 March 1940) from UK
    A 70 years old Disc Jockey. Ruth participated in the London marathon and finished it at 57 years old. She progressively began to develop her own mixing style, with influences from some of her favourite artists, including Freddie Mercury.
    Her first gig was in front of a crowd of celebrities such as Lenny
    Kravitz and Mariah Carey, during the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, at the Villa Murano. She has also had several TV and radio appearances all over the world.
    Her first single, "Still Rocking", came out on July 5, 2010.

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