Violet Brown

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Violet Mosse-Brown (1900-)

Violet Mosse Brown
(1900-03-10)10 March 1900

(age &&&&&&&&&&&&0117.&&&&&0117 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0161.&&&&&0161 days)
Duanvale , Trelawny , British Jamaica
Residence Duanvale , Trelawny, Jamaica
Other names Violete Brown, Violet Mosse-Brown, Violet Moss
Known for
  • Oldest living person in the World
  • Oldest Jamaican person ever
  • First verified Jamaican supercentenarian
Spouse(s) Augustus Gaynor Brown (died 1978)[1]
Children 6 (4 alive)
Parent(s) John and Elizabeth Mosse

Violet Brown (née Mosse; born 10 March 1900)[2] is a Jamaican supercentenarian who is, at the age of &&&&&&&&&&&&0117.&&&&&0117 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0161.&&&&&0161 days, the oldest verified living person in the world since the death of Emma Morano on 15 April 2017.

She is also the first verified supercentenarian from Jamaica and the oldest verified Jamaican person ever. Her date of birth was variously reported as 4 March 1900,[3] 10 March 1900, and 15 March 1900.[1] However, it was officially recognised as 10 March 1900 by the Guinness World Records.

She turned 117 on 10 March 2017.

Brown was born when Jamaica was a part of the British Empire and is the last living former subject of Queen Victoria.[4]

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Violet Mosse Foundation, a nonprofit support organisation for contributing to the well-being of all elderly persons. This foundation was founded by Violet Brown's relatives and named after Violet Brown.

Preceded by
Emma Morano
Oldest verified living person
15 April 2017 — Present
Succeeded by