World’s Oldest Conjoined Twins Die At 68

Ronnie and Donnie Galyon were joined at the abdomen from birth.

Ronnie and Donnie Galyon made Guinness World Records as oldest conjoined twins ever in 2014 after their 63rd birthday / Photo credit: Sky News
Ronnie and Donnie Galyon made Guinness World Records as oldest conjoined twins ever in 2014 after their 63rd birthday / Photo credit: Sky News

Ronnie and Donnie Galyon, the world’s longest-surviving conjoined twins have died at the age of 68.

Then Gaylon brothers who were born at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, on October 28, 1951, to Wesley and Eileen Galyon, died on July 4.

Ronnie and Donnie Galyon were joined at the abdomen from birth.

They made Guinness World Records as oldest conjoined twins ever in 2014 after their 63rd birthday.

According to Sky News, Ronnie and Donnie Galyon outlived Giacomo and Giovanni Battista Tocci, 63, and Chang and Eng Bunker, the world-famous 19th century conjoined twins who lived to be 62 years and 251 days old.

Reports say the Galyon twins died on July 4 following a short stay in a hospice.

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