Kane Tanaka

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Kane Tanaka
Native name
田中カ子
Born(1903-01-02)2 January 1903
(age 116 years, 257 days)
ResidenceFukuoka Prefecture, Japan
NationalityJapanese
Known forOldest verified living person since 22 July 2018

Kane Tanaka (田中カ子, Tanaka Kane, born 2 January 1903) is a Japanese supercentenarian. She became the world's oldest verified living person after the death of Chiyo Miyako on 22 July 2018.[1]

Tanaka lives in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.[2] She credits family, sleep and hope as her secrets for long age.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Validated Living Supercentenarians". grg.org. Gerontology Research Group. 19 October 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2017. The Gerontology Research Group(GRG) lists people as living whose age has been validated and confirmed to be alive within the past year.
  2. Kyodo. "Japan's oldest person Chiyo Miyako dies at 117". The Japan Times. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
Records
Preceded by
Chiyo Miyako
Oldest verified living person
22 July 2018 — Present
Succeeded by
Current