It was believed that Emma Morano, who was born in 1899 and passed away in 2017 at the age of 117, was the last person to have lived through three different centuries. Currently, these are the oldest people in the world.
According to Statista’s Martin Armstrong, Maria Branyas Morera has been given the title of “oldest living human” following the passing this week of France’s Lucile Randon at the age of 118. She sits at the top the infographic below, which lists the age and location of birth of the oldest individuals still alive in the world, at the ripe old age of 115.
All women, the birth places mainly featured here are Japan and the United States, with four and three, respectively.
The Gerontology Research Group has verified each entry.
What tips do these “supercentenarians” have for surviving this long?
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It was believed that Emma Morano, who was born in 1899 and passed away in 2017 at the age of 117, was the last person to have lived through three different centuries.
The Italian woman reportedly attributed her long life to her daily diet of two raw eggs, some raw minced meat, and her separation from her husband in 1938.
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