A verified list of the oldest people in the world

A verified list of the oldest people in the world

If you are looking to live a long and healthy life, you need to learn the secrets to longevity. You will be surprised to learn that the oldest person in the world has a tale to tell when it comes to staying healthy and strong.

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For instance, some will tell you that being positive in life, living a stress-free life, and eating a balanced diet is key to living for many years.

Who is the current oldest person in the world?

Here is a verified list of some of the oldest persons in the world. Get to learn who is the oldest person in the world and learn if their genes contributed.

1. Kane Tanaka

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She was born on January 2, 1903, in Japan. She is the oldest person in the world alive at 117 years and 200 days. According to the Guinness world record, she was the oldest person ever.

2. Lucile Randon (Sœur André)

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She was born on February 11, 1904, in France, and she is 116 years and 158 days old.

3. Maria Kononovich

She was born on May 27, 1904, in Belarus, and today she is 116 years and 52 days old.

4. Francisca Celsa dos Santos

She was born on October 21, 1904, in Brazil. She is 115 years and 271 days old.

5. Jeanne Bot

Born on January 14, 1905, in France, she is 115 years and 186 days old.

6. Shigeyo Nakachi

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She was born on February 1, 1905, in Japan. She stands at 115 years and 168 days old.

7. Julia Amélia da Conceição

Born on May 5, 1905, she is 115 years and 74 days old. She hails from Brazil.

8. Antônia Santa Cruz

She was born on June 13, 1905, in Brazil. She is 115 years and 35 days old.

9. Katerina Karnarou

She was born on July 25, 1905. She lives in Greece and she is 114 years and 359 days old.

10. Hester Ford

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She was born on August 15, 1905, in the United States of America. Today, she is 114 years and 338 days old.

11. Iris Westman

Born on August 28, 1905, she hails from the United States of America. She is 114 years and 325 days old.

12. Noeme da Silveira Freitas

She was born on September 7, 1905, in Brazil. She is 114 years and 315 days old.

13. Mina Kitagawa

She was born on November 13, 1905, in Japan. She is 114 years and 258 days old.

14. Tekla Juniewicz

She was born on June 10, in Poland. She is 114 years and 38 days old.

15. Anne Brasz-Later

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She was born on July 16, 1906, in the Netherlands. She is 114 years and two days old.

16. Marie-Louise Taterode

She was born on July 17, 1906, in France. She is 114 years and one day old.

17. Minnie Whicker

She was born on July 24, 1906, in the United States of America. She is 113 years and 360 days old.

18. Thelma Sutcliffe

She was born on October 1, 1906, in the United States. She is 113 years and 291 days old.

19. Valentine Ligny

She was born on October 22, 1906, in France. She is 113 years and 270 days old.

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20. Beulah Meloche

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She was born on December 5, 1906, in the United States. She is 113 years and 226 days old.

21. Anonymous of Fukuoka

She was born on December 17, 1906, in Japan. She is 113 years and 214 days old.

22. Hama Yasukawa

She was born on January 19, 1907, in Japan. She is 113 years and 181 days old.

23. Ellen Goodwill

She was born on February 2, 1907, in the United States of America. She is 113 years and 167 days old.

24. María Brañas Morera

She was born in March 1907, in Spain. She is 113 years old.

25. Phyllis Ridgway

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She was born on March 10, 1907, in Canada. She is 113 years and 130 days old.

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26. Tame Yamaguchi

She was born on March 20, 1907, in Japan. She is 113 years and 120 days old.

27. Kesa Yamada

She was born on March 30, 1907, in Japan. She is 113 years and 110 days old.

28. Casilda Benegas-Gallego

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She was born on April 8, 1907, in Argentina. She is 113 years and 101 days old.

29. Katsuko Nakajima

She was born on April 8, 1907, in Japan. She is 113 years and 101 days old.

30. Fusa Tatsumi

She was born on April 25, 1907, in Japan. She is 113 years and 84 days old.

31. Yoshi Baba

She was born on June 3, 1907, in Japan. She is 113 years and 45 days old.

32. Florence Carroll

She was born on June 9, 1907, in the United States. She is 113 years and 39 days old.

33. Cecile Klein

She was born on June 15, 1907, in Canada. She is 113 years and 33 days old.

34. Marie-Florentine Jousseaume

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She was born on June 17, 1907, in France. She is 113 years and 31 days old.

35. Evangelista Luisa López

She was born on June 21, 1907, in Argentina. She is 113 years and 27 days old.

36. Marie-Louise Berthelot

She was born on June 29, 1907, in France. She is 112 years and 355 days old.

37. Madeleine Chat

She was born on August 10, 1907, in France. She is 112 years and 343 days old.

38. Maude Harris

She was born on August 15, 1907, in the United States. She is 112 years and 338 days old.

39. Marthe Roch

She was born on August 19, 1907, in France (Guadeloupe). She is 112 years and 334 days old.

40. Ermisna Theodore

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She was born on September 12, 1907, in the United States. She is 112 years and 310 days old.

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41. Bessie Hendricks

She was born on November 7, 1907, in the United States. She is 112 years and 254 days old.

42. Mila Mangold

She was born on November 14, 1907, in the United States. She is 112 years and 247 days old.

43. Reita Fennell

She was born on November 20, 1907, in Canada. She is 112 years and 241 days old.

44. Alice Schaufelberger

She was born on January 11, 1908, in the United States. She is 112 years and 189 days old.

45. Christine Ireland

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She was born on January 19, 1908, in the United States. She is 112 years and 181 days old.

46. Stella Lennox

She was born on January 31, 1908, in the United States. She is 112 years and 169 days old.

47. Edith Ceccarelli

She was born on February 5, 1908, in the United States. She is 112 years and 164 days old.

48. Kahoru Furuya

She was born on February 18, 1908, in Japan. She is 112 years and 151 days old.

49. Miyo Hatakeyama

She was born on March 4, 1908, in Japan. She is 112 years and 136 days old.

50. Haru Murai

She was born on March 8, 1908, in Japan. She is 112 years and 132 days old.

51. Saturnino de la Fuente

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He was born on February 8, 1909, in Spain. He is 111 years and 163 days old.

52. Jules Théobald

He was born on April 17, 1909, in France (Martinique). He is 111 years and 94 days old.

53. Juan Vicente Pérez Mora

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He was born on May 27, 1909, in Venezuela. He is 111 years and 54 days old.

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FAQ’s

Here are some of the frequently asked questions.

Is anyone born in the 1800s still alive?

No. According to the provided records, everyone who was born in the 1800s passed away.

Who is the oldest person alive in 2020?

Kane Tanaka is currently 117 years and 200 days old.

Who is the oldest person in the world Jamaica?

The oldest person was known as Violet Brown. She was a Jamaican supercentenarian who was born on March 10, 1900 and died on September 15, 2017.

Who is the oldest person in the world South Africa?

Known as Fredie Blom, he is termed to be the oldest person in South Africa at 116 years old. He was born in Adelaide in the Eastern Cape.

Who is the oldest person in the world Philippines?

She is known as Lola Francisca Susano. The grandmother is 122 years, and she will soon be turning 123 years on September 11th. Although she is quite old, she has not yet been confirmed by the Guinness organization as the world’s longest-living person.

What age is the oldest person in the world?

The oldest person is 117 years old.

Can a person live to be 200 years old?

Most people do not live to be 200 years old. However, due to the recent developments in medicine, some people may likely make it 200 years in a few years to come.

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How many 100 years olds are there in the world?

Fifty-three people are still alive and are over 100 years old.

With the above-detailed list, which includes the oldest person in the world, you will be enlightened on which country leads in high life expectancy.

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