World’s oldest person, Kane Tanaka, dies in Japan

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Kane Tanaka, the world’s oldest person, has kicked the bucket in Japan aged 119, concurring to a statement discharged by the country’s Service of Health, Labor and Welfare. Tanaka, who was born on January 2, 1903, passed on on April 19, the service said. Guinness World Records said they were saddened to hear of Tanaka’s passing, and said the news of her passing had been confirmed by senior gerontology consultant Robert Young, who also made a difference affirm her record as the oldest person lively back in 2019. Tweeting almost her death, Guinness World Records said: “She got to be the oldest living person in January 2019 at the age of 116 a long time and 28 days.

She is also the moment oldest individual ever recorded, behind as it were Jeanne Calment who lived to the age of 122.” Tanaka’s family said in a tweet prior this month that she had been as often as possible wiped out as of late and “in and out of hospital.” Born in 1903, Tanaka married a rice shop proprietor at the age of 19, and worked within the family store until she was 103.

She tweeted photos of her great-grandmother enjoying treats such as cake and pop pop, and shared her achievements and the exchanges she had with her relatives.

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