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Jiroemon Kimura

Jiroemon Kimura About Became the world’s oldest living person and the oldest Japanese man in history. He was 116 years and 54 days old when he died in June 2013. Other Informations He was a postman for more than four decades. He became the twenty-eighth person in history to live to 115 years old and …

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Harry Patch

Harry Patch About British war veteran who was a supercentenarian and the last surviving soldier who fought in the First World War. At the time of his death he was the oldest man in Europe at 111 years and 38 days old.  Other Informations He left school in 1913 and worked as an apprentice plumber …

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Yisrael Kristal

Yisrael Kristal About Polish-Israeli supercentenarian who became one of the world’s oldest living man at 113 years old by the Guinness World Records in March 2016. He also became recognized as the world’s oldest Holocaust survivor in 2014.  Other Informations He was self-employed and made boutique sweets of tiny liquor bottles made of chocolate with …

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Susannah Mushatt Jones

Susannah Mushatt Jones About In 2013, this Alabama-born supercentenarian earned the title of fourth oldest living person in the world.  Other Informations Though she had originally intended to become a teacher, she was not able to finance her education at the Tuskegee Institute and instead worked as a nanny. She later created The Calhoun Club, …

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Yone Minagawa

Yone Minagawa About Recognized as the oldest living person in the world during a period lasting from late January of 2007 until her death in August of that year, this Japanese supercentenarian lived well past her 114th birthday.  Other Informations In her early years, she supported her family by working as a produce merchant at …

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Salustiano Sanchez

Salustiano Sanchez About Supercentenarian who was the verified oldest living man for a grand total of three months and one day from June 2013 until September 2013. He lived to be 112 years and 97 days old.  Other Informations He made a living as a Dulzaina player, sugar cane worker, and coal miner. He claimed …

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Masazo Nonaka

Masazo Nonaka About Japanese Supercentenarian who gained fame in January 2018 when he became the oldest living man in the world. He sadly passed a year later of natural causes at the age of 113. Other Informations He grew up in a large family with six brothers and one sister. He credited his longevity to …

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Leandra Becerra Lumbreras

Leandra Becerra Lumbreras About Famous for claiming to be the oldest living person in the world, this Mexican woman was allegedly 127 years old in 2014.  Other Informations During the second decade of the 20th century, she led a group of women (Lumbreras) in combat during the Mexican Revolution and had a romantic relationship with …

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Violet Brown

Violet Brown About Famous for being the oldest Jamaican person ever and first verified Jamaican supercentenarian. She became the world’s oldest person as of April 2017 until her death at the age of 117 on September 15, 2017.  Other Informations She was baptized at the age of 13. She became the last living former subject …

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Kane Tanaka

Kane Tanaka About Supercentenarian who became the verified oldest living person by the Gerontology Research Group in the world in July 2018 upon the death of Chiyo Miyako. She was validated as the world’s oldest living person at age 115.  Other Informations She worked selling rice cakes during World War II in Japan.  She visited the …

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Walter Breuning

Walter Breuning About Remembered for being one of the oldest living people, this Minnesota-born supercentenarian died five months short of his 115th birthday. He became one of the world’s longest-living human beings in spite of decades of cigar smoking and a colon cancer bout in his sixties.  Other Informations At the age of seventeen, he …

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Mbah Gotho

Mbah Gotho About Pop culture figure and alleged world record holder who is known for having claimed to have been the oldest person ever recorded. He passed away in April 2017 at the unverified age of 146. Other Informations He claimed to have witnessed the 1880 construction of an Indonesian sugar factory. He was featured …