Ethel Lang (supercentenarian)
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Ethel Lang (née Lancaster; born 27 May 1900) from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, is a British supercentenarian. She is at the age of 113 years, 287 days, the oldest living person in the United Kingdom and the second oldest living person in Europe behind Emma Morano. She is also the eighth oldest living person in the world.
Lang was born at Worsbrough, near Barnsley, to Charles and Sarah Lancaster and married William Lang in 1922. They had a daughter, Margaret, in 1923. Lang's mother lived to the age of 91, and her great-grandmother until 92.
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|United Kingdom's oldest living person
14 November 2013 – present
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