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World's oldest person dies in Japan aged 117

Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living person died on Wedneday, nearly a month after celebrating her 117th birthday. Okawa, died of natural......

117 years doesn't seem too long, says world's oldest person

The world's oldest person says 117 years doesn’t seem like such a long time. Misao Okawa, the Japanese daughter of a kimono maker, made the comment at a celebration a day before her 117th......

World's oldest person dies at 116, held the title for just 5 days

A 116-year-old American woman, who became the world's oldest person last week, has died after suffering complications from pneumonia. Gertrude Weaver from Arkansas became next in line to officially......

At 116, she's the world's new oldest person

Gertrude Weaver, 116, wants to meet US President Barack Obama for her birthday in July Following the death on Wednesday of Misao Okawa, a 117-year-old who lived in Japan, the world’s new......

World's oldest man celebrates 112 with a quiet do with son

Sakari Momoi enjoys Chinese poetry and enjoys practicing calligraphy. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters A Japanese man recognised as the world’s oldest living male by Guinness World Records has......

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