|Native name||猪飼 たね|
|Born||18 January 1879
Kansei, Aichi, Japan
|Died||12 July 1995
(aged 116 years, 175 days)
|Cause of death||Kidney failure|
Tane Ikai (猪飼 たね Ikai Tane?, 18 January 1879 – 12 July 1995) was a Japanese supercentenarian who was, at her death, the oldest person ever from Japan and Asia. She was the first person from Japan verified to have reached the age of 115 and 116.
Tane Ikai was born on 18 January 1879 in the village of Kansei, Aichi Prefecture (now part of Minato-ku, Nagoya). She was the third daughter of six children of a farming family. She married at age 20, had three sons and a daughter, and separated from her husband when she was 38 in 1917. She entered a nursing home at the age of 89 in 1968. In 1988, at the age of 109, she suffered a stroke and was moved to a hospital, where she remained bedridden for the rest of her life.
Ikai became Japan's oldest person at the age of 113 in 1992 following the death of 114-year-old Waka Shirahama. She outlived all of her children and died on 12 July 1995, aged 116 years and 175 days. An autopsy indicated that she died of kidney failure.
- List of the verified oldest people
- List of Japanese supercentenarians
- National longevity recordholders
- Oldest people
|Oldest Japanese person ever
14 April 1993 – 27 August 2014