|Born||2 May 1901|
|Died||22 July 2018 |
(aged 117 years, 81 days)
|Spouse(s)||Shoji Miyako (died 1951)|
|Children||2 (one daughter one son death dates and ages)Son: (died 1974 aged 52) Daughter: (died 1984 age 57)|
Chiyo Miyako (都 千代, Miyako Chiyo, May 2, 1901 – July 22, 2018) was a Japanese supercentenarian who was the oldest verified living person following the death of Nabi Tajima on April 21, 2018 until her own death three months later.
Miyako was born in the Kanagawa prefecture.
Longevity milestones[change | change source]
- 15 September 2017 - Violet Brown died. Chiyo Miyako, aged 116 years and 136 days, become the world's 2nd oldest living person.
- 15 December 2017 - Ana Vela-Rubio of Spain died. Chiyo Miyako became the last verified surviving person born in 1901.
- 21 April 2018 - Nabi Tajima died. Chiyo Miyako, aged 116 years and 354 days, become the world's oldest living person.
- 2 May 2018 - Chiyo Miyako became the 8th verified person in history to reach age 117, and the 3rd Japanese person to do so (1st was Misao Okawa and 2nd was Nabi Tajima).
- 30 May 2018 - With the age of 117 years and 28 days, surpassed the lifespan of Misao Okawa to become the 2nd-oldest Japanese person ever.
- 22 July 2018 - Died at the age of 117 years and 81 days.
With Chiyo's death, Kane Tanaka become the oldest recognized living person in both Japan and the world.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Morta a 117 anni la persona più vecchia del mondo". 21 April 2018.
- ↑ "GRG World Supercentenarian Rankings List". Gerontology Research Group. Archived from the original on May 25, 2018. Retrieved September 18, 2017.
- ↑ Giappone, morta nonna Nabi Tajima: era la più vecchia del mondo (in Italian)
- ↑ "世界上年齡最大的十位在世老人：全是女性 有一半都是日本人" [The World's 10 Oldest Living People are all Woman and half are Japanese]. kknews. May 4, 2017. Retrieved September 18, 2017.[permanent dead link]
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Table C - World's Oldest Person (WOP) Titleholders Since 1955 Gerontology Research Group
| Oldest verified living person
21 April 2018 — 22 July 2018