17th October 2019

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Who is the oldest person in the world living?

As Mbah Gotho's age was not independently verified, he does not take the mantle of oldest living human in recorded history from Frenchwoman Jeanne Calment, who died in 1997 aged 122. The world's oldest person alive today is Violet Brown, a 117-year-old Jamaican woman, according to the Gerontology Research Group.

Herein, who is the oldest person in the world living today?

Ms Morano is five years younger than the Oldest person ever, Jeanne Louise Calment, who reached 122 years 164 days. The Oldest person living (male) is Holocaust survivor Israel Kristal (pictured below), who celebrated his 113th birthday in September.

How old is the oldest living person in the world right now?

The oldest person ever whose age has been verified is Jeanne Calment (1875–1997) of France, who died at the age of 122 years, 164 days.

How old is the oldest person on Earth?

Ten oldest verified people ever
RankNameAge
1Jeanne Calment122 years, 164 days
2Sarah Knauss119 years, 97 days
3Nabi Tajima117 years, 260 days
4Lucy Hannah117 years, 248 days
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