A 77-year-old man in Liuyang, Hunan province, became a father recently.
Ning Jianyou's wife Xiao Wen, 40, gave birth to a son through Caesarean section in the city's hospital for women and children on Nov 23.
Ning's son, who weighed 3.2 kg at birth, is healthy, doctors said.
Ning, a farmer in the city's Wutian village, is probably the oldest person to become a father in the city.
Xiao Wen, a deaf and dumb woman, is Ning's fourth wife.
(Sanxiang Metropolis Daily)