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Oldest Authenticated
Supercentenarians

picture of Jeanne Calment

  1. 122 years, 164 days : Jeanne Calment (France) Feb. 21, 1875 - Aug. 04, 1997

  2. 119 years, 097 days : Sarah Knauss (U.S. (PA)) Sept. 24, 1880 - Dec. 30, 1999

  3. 117 years, 248 days : Lucy Hannah (U.S. (AL)) July 16, 1875 - Mar. 21, 1993

  4. 117 years, 230 days : Marie-Louise Meilleur (Canada (QUE)) Aug. 29, 1880 - Apr. 16, 1998

  5. 116 years, 347 days : Maria Esther Capovilla (Ecuador) Sept. 14, 1889 - Aug. 27, 2006

  6. 116 years, 200+ days : Misao Okawa (Japan) Mar. 05, 1898 - fl. Sept. 2014

  7. 116 years, 175 days : Tane Ikai (Japan) Jan. 18, 1879 - July 12, 1995

  8. 116 years, 100 days : Besse Cooper (U.S. (GA)) Aug. 26, 1896 - Dec. 4 2012

  9. 116 years, 118 days : Elizabeth Bolden (U.S. (TN.)) Aug. 15, 1890 - Dec. 11, 2006

  10. 116 years, 054 days : Jiroemon Kimura (Japan) Apr. 19 1897 - June 12 2013


Oldest Living Person
  • 116 years, 200 + days : Misao Okawa (Japan) Mar. 5, 1898 - [fl. Sept. 2014]
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