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World’s oldest person confirmed as 116-year-old Kane Tanaka in Japan

Friday, January 10th, 2020

Kane Tanaka from Fukuoka, Japan, has been officially confirmed as the oldest person living at 116 years 66 days old as of 9 March 2019.

The supercentenarian was confirmed as the oldest person alive on 30 January 2019 (when she was 116 years 28 days), and was presented with her certificates for that record and oldest woman living in a ceremony at her home.

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