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This is a list of the 100 oldest people who have been verified to be alive within the last year and whose death has not been reliably reported. It is estimated that there are between 150 and 600 living people who have reached the age of 110.[1][2] The true number is uncertain as not all supercentenarians are known to researchers at a given time and some claims cannot be validated or are fraudulent.[1] Because all the people on this list have ostensibly lived to at least the age of 110, all of them are supercentenarians.

Upon the death of Chiyo Miyako of Japan on 22 July 2018, Kane Tanaka, also of Japan, became the world's verified oldest living person.[3][4][5]

100 oldest living people[edit]


Rank Name Sex Birth date Age as of 21 May 2019 Place of residence
1 Kane Tanaka[3] F 2 January 1903 116 years, 139 days Japan
2 Maria Giuseppa Robucci[3] F 20 March 1903 116 years, 62 days Italy
3 Lucile Randon[3], a.k.a. Sœur André[6] F 11 February 1904 115 years, 99 days France
4 Shin Matsushita[3] F 30 March 1904 115 years, 52 days Japan
5 Maria Kononovich[7][8] F 27 May 1904 114 years, 359 days Belarus
6 Maggie Kidd[9] F 8 December 1904 114 years, 164 days United States
7 Jeanne Bot[3] F 14 January 1905 114 years, 127 days France
8 Shigeyo Nakachi[3] F 1 February 1905 114 years, 109 days Japan
9 Haruno Yamashita[3] F 19 February 1905 114 years, 91 days Japan
10 Kame Ganeko[3] F 10 April 1905 114 years, 41 days Japan
11 Ellen Gibb[3] F 26 April 1905 114 years, 25 days Canada
12 Alelia Murphy[3] F 6 July 1905 113 years, 319 days United States
13 Geertje Kuijntjes[3] F 19 July 1905 113 years, 306 days Netherlands
14 Katerina Kornarou[10] F 25 July 1905 113 years, 300 days Greece
15 Osugi Sogo[3] F 13 August 1905 113 years, 281 days Japan
16 Hester Ford[3] F 15 August 1905 113 years, 279 days United States
17 Iris Westman[3] F 28 August 1905 113 years, 266 days United States
18 Gustav Gerneth[11] M 15 October 1905 113 years, 218 days Germany[a]
19 Kura Bingo[3] F 20 October 1905 113 years, 213 days Japan
20 Diega Cammalleri[3] F 23 October 1905 113 years, 210 days Italy
21 Kimi Asanuma[3] F 3 November 1905 113 years, 199 days Japan
Mina Kitagawa[3] F Japan
23 Misao Uemura[3] F 7 November 1905 113 years, 195 days Japan
24 Anna Benericetti-Cimatti[3] F 22 March 1906 113 years, 60 days Italy
25 Julie Montabord[3] F 17 April 1906 113 years, 34 days France (Martinique)
26 Tekla Juniewicz[3] F 10 June 1906 112 years, 345 days Poland[b]
27 Anne Brasz-Later[3] F 16 July 1906 112 years, 309 days Netherlands
Irene Dutton[3] F United States
29 Marie-Louise Taterode[12][13] F 17 July 1906 112 years, 308 days France
30 Minnie Whicker[3] F 24 July 1906 112 years, 301 days United States
31 Mathilde Mange[14] F 10 August 1906 112 years, 284 days Germany
32 Clara Cedeño Tello[3] F 12 August 1906 112 years, 282 days Panama
Motome Hirata[3] F Japan
34 Grace Catherine Jones[3] F 16 September 1906 112 years, 247 days United Kingdom
35 Thelma Sutcliffe[3] F 1 October 1906 112 years, 232 days United States
36 Renata Bianchi[3] F 16 October 1906 112 years, 217 days Italy
Louise Schaaf[3] F United States[c]
38 Valentine Ligny[3] F 22 October 1906 112 years, 211 days France
39 Natsuyo Kinase[3] F 30 October 1906 112 years, 203 days Japan
40 Lydia Smuda[15] F 6 November 1906 112 years, 196 days Germany
41 Beulah Meloche[3] F 5 December 1906 112 years, 167 days United States
42 Chizuko Yoshizawa[3] F 7 December 1906 112 years, 165 days Japan
43 Mitsu Toshima[3] F 5 January 1907 112 years, 136 days Japan
44 Tari Chiba[16] F 19 January 1907 112 years, 122 days Japan
Hama Yasukawa[17] F Japan
46 Ellen Goodwill[18] F 2 February 1907 112 years, 108 days United States
47 Sumie Yabune[19] F 5 February 1907 112 years, 105 days Japan
48 Sarah Patenaude Bruyère[20][21] F 20 February 1907 112 years, 90 days Canada
49 Kikue Tanaka[22] F 25 February 1907 112 years, 85 days Japan
50 Masae Uchiyama[23] F 27 February 1907 112 years, 83 days Japan
51 Chitetsu Watanabe[24] M 5 March 1907 112 years, 77 days Japan
52 Hide Kittaka[25] F 8 March 1907 112 years, 74 days Japan
53 Tame Yamaguchi[26] F 20 March 1907 112 years, 62 days Japan
54 Tilly Oslender[27] F 24 March 1907 112 years, 58 days Canada[d]
55 Kano Ebara[28][29] F 30 March 1907 112 years, 52 days Japan
Kesa Yamada[30] F Japan
57 Katsuko Nakajima[31] F 8 April 1907 112 years, 43 days Japan
58 Yoshikazu Yamashita[32] M 10 April 1907 112 years, 41 days Japan
59 Fusa Tatsumi[33] F 25 April 1907 112 years, 26 days Japan
60 Yoshi Baba[34] F 3 June 1907 111 years, 352 days Japan
Opal Goode[35] F United States
62 Cecile Klein[21] F 15 June 1907 111 years, 340 days Canada
63 Irène Lepetit[36][37] F 26 June 1907 111 years, 329 days France
64 Valesca Tanganelli[38] F 7 July 1907 111 years, 318 days Italy
65 Evelyn Kleine[39] F 11 July 1907 111 years, 314 days United States
66 Virtudes Tomás[40] F 17 July 1907 111 years, 308 days Spain
67 Millicent Yearwood[41] F 22 July 1907 111 years, 303 days Barbados
68 Marie-Louise Berthelot[42] F 29 July 1907 111 years, 296 days France
69 Maude Harris[43] F 15 August 1907 111 years, 279 days United States
70 Tome Sanwa[44] F 22 August 1907 111 years, 272 days Japan
71 C. P. Crawford[45] M 25 August 1907 111 years, 269 days United States
72 Irma Ilari[46] F 22 September 1907 111 years, 241 days Italy
73 Jeanne Bonnot[47][48] F 18 October 1907 111 years, 215 days France
74 Bessie Hendricks[49] F 7 November 1907 111 years, 195 days United States
75 Maryse Lancioni[50] F 8 November 1907 111 years, 194 days France
76 Reita Fennell[51] F 20 November 1907 111 years, 182 days Canada
Chiyako Iwamoto[26] F Japan
78 Downing Jett Kay[52] F 23 November 1907 111 years, 179 days United States
79 Suzy Ford[53] F 24 December 1907 111 years, 148 days United States
80 Jesús Mosteo[54] M 1 January 1908 111 years, 140 days Spain
Maria Rață[55] F Moldova
82 Alice Schaufelberger[56] F 11 January 1908 111 years, 130 days Switzerland
83 Christine Ireland[57] F 19 January 1908 111 years, 122 days United States
84 Edna Runyon[58] F 25 January 1908 111 years, 116 days United States
85 Stella Lennox[59] F 31 January 1908 111 years, 110 days United States
86 Veronika Zsilinszki[60] F 4 February 1908 111 years, 106 days Hungary[e]
87 Edith Ceccarelli[61] F 5 February 1908 111 years, 105 days United States
Elisabeth De Proost[62][63] F Belgium
89 Qin Hanzhang[64] M 19 February 1908 111 years, 91 days China
90 Carl Mattsson[65] M 7 March 1908 111 years, 75 days Sweden
91 Willie Mae Hardy[66] F 11 March 1908 111 years, 71 days United States
92 Hilda Clulow[67] F 15 March 1908 111 years, 67 days United Kingdom
93 Roger Auvin[68] M 20 March 1908 111 years, 62 days France
94 Alfred Smith[69] M 29 March 1908 111 years, 53 days United Kingdom
Robert Weighton[69] M United Kingdom
96 Violet Davies-Evans[70] F 30 March 1908 111 years, 52 days United Kingdom
97 Maria Federici[71] F 4 April 1908 111 years, 47 days Italy
98 Erna Zahn[72] F 14 April 1908 111 years, 37 days United States
99 Avicia Thorpe[73] F 16 April 1908 111 years, 35 days United States
100 Erminia Bianchini[74] F 23 April 1908 111 years, 28 days Italy

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Gerneth was born in Stettin, then in the German Empire, now Szczecin in Poland.
  2. ^ Juniewicz was born in Krupsko near Lviv, then in Austria-Hungary, now in Ukraine.
  3. ^ Schaaf was born in the Grand Duchy of Baden, then part of the German Empire, now in Germany.
  4. ^ Oslender was born in Gaysin, then in the Russian Empire, now in Ukraine.
  5. ^ Zsilinszki was born in Kevevara, then in Austria-Hungary, now Kovin in Serbia.

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