Juliana Koo

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Juliana Koo
Yen Yu-yün

(1905-09-26)September 26, 1905
Died(2017-05-24)May 24, 2017
(aged 111 years, 240 days)
NationalityRepublic of China
Spouse(s)Yang Guangsheng aka Clarence Kuangson Young (m. 1929–1942; his death)
Wellington Koo (m. 1959–1985; his death)
Children3 daughters

Juliana Koo (formerly Young; née Yen; September 26, 1905 – May 24, 2017) was a Chinese-American diplomat. She served as first head of the United Nations Protocol Department. She was a supercentenarian and after emigrating to the United States, she became the third wife of diplomat and politician Wellington Koo.[1]

Koo died on May 24, 2017 in New York City, aged 111.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Barron, James. "Lessons of 107 Birthdays: Don't Exercise, Avoid Medicine and Never Look Back". City Room. Retrieved April 6, 2017.
  2. "112岁复旦女神严幼韵纽约去世,其朋友圈遍及中国近现代史_逝者_澎湃新闻 - The Paper". Thepaper.cn. Retrieved 2017-05-26.
  3. "「中華民國第一外交官」遺孀 111高壽病逝紐約 | 即時新聞 | 20170526 | 蘋果日報". Appledaily.com.tw. Retrieved 2017-05-26.