Let’s meet the five oldest living people!
Living longer is a blessing; unfortunately, only a few people have lived or living more than 100 years. The average life expectancy of the globe is around 72.6 years in which men’s average life expectancy is estimated to be 68 years and 4 months, and 72 years and 8 months for women. We have clubbed the five oldest living people who have surpassed the average life expectancy and celebrated their 110 birthdays. It is believed that women have a longer life expectancy than men. The majority of older people are from Japan. The country holds the record for the highest life expectancy in the world. If you are curious to learn about these oldest living people in the world, you should read our complete blog. Which person on Earth lived the longest? Take our enjoyable ‘oldest person alive’ quiz questions to expand your knowledge.
Interesting Facts About Oldest Living People
Who Lived the Longest in the World?
- A. Jeanne Calment
- B. Hester Ford
- C. Gertrude Baines
- D. None of the Above
Who is the oldest person alive today? Scroll down to find more facts about the oldest living people in the world.
Kane Tanaka (January 2, 1903 – Present)
Age: 118 years
Kane Tanaka turned 118 this year, who runs Rice Cake and Noodle Shop. She was born in 1903. She became the third-oldest verified person ever. She is also known as the oldest verified Japanese person ever. At present, Kane holds the record of longest-lived Japanese person of all time. She was diagnosed with colon cancer.
Lucile Randon, also known as Sister André, became the world’s second-oldest verified living person, following Kane Tanaka. She is also recognized as the second oldest French person and the second oldest person in Europe. She was a nun who retired early in 2021. She is still alive. She served as a governess and teacher during World War I.
Maria Kononovich (May 27, 1904 – Present)
Age: 116 years
Maria Kononovich is a supercentenarian. She remains the oldest person living in Eastern Europe and Belarus. The Gerontology Research Group verified her age. She loves gardening.
Francisca Celsa dos Santos ( 21st October, 1904 – Present)
Current Age: 116 years
Francisca Celsa dos Santos is a housekeeper and clothing Merchant. She became the oldest living person in Latin America and her age was verified by the Gerontology Research Group. She was born in Brazil. Her physical health is good and rarely takes medicine.
Jeanne Bot (January 14, 1905 – Present)
Current Age: 116 years
Jeanne Bot holds the record of the second oldest living person in France following Lucile Random. She celebrated her 116th birthday this year. She served as a non-commissioned officer. She served as a bookkeeper for 50 years. She never got married.