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Chiyo Miyako
Chiyo Miyako
Birth: 2 May 1901
Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
Age:

117 years, 20 days

Country: JAP FlagJPN
Validated

Chiyo Miyako [Japanese: 都 千代] (born 2 May 1901) is a validated Japanese supercentenarian who is, at the age of 117, the oldest living person in the world. She currently lives in Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture.[1]

Miyako was officially validated by the Gerontology Research Group on 3 August 2015. She has been the oldest living person in Kanagawa prefecture since the death of 114 year-old Kiyoko Ishiguro on 5 December 2015. She is the last surviving validated person born in 1901.

Miyako became the world's oldest living person upon the death of Nabi Tajima on 21 April 2018,

References

  1. GRG World Supercentenarian Rankings List Gerontology Research Group


World's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Betsy BakerJennie HowellMarie CarstensonNancy RyanChristina Karnebeek-Backs • Marie Olsen • Mary Kelly • Elizabeth Kensley • William Fullingim • Hannah Smith • John Mosley Turner • Johanna Booysen • Marie Bernatkova • Ada Roe • Josefa Salas Mateo • Alice Stevenson • Elizabeth Watkins • Mito Umeta • Niwa Kawamoto • Sophia DeMuth • Marie-Virginie Duhem • Fannie Thomas • Augustine Tessier • Nellie Spencer • Emma Wilson • Mathew Beard • Augusta Holtz • Mary McKinney • Anna Eliza Williams • Florence Knapp • Jeanne Calment • Marie-Louise Meilleur • Sarah Knauss • Eva Morris • Marie Bremont • Maud Farris-Luse • Grace Clawson • Adelina Domingues • Mae Harrington • Yukichi Chuganji • Mitoyo Kawate • Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan • Maria Capovilla • Elizabeth Bolden • Emiliano Mercado del Toro • Emma Tillman • Yone Minagawa • Edna Parker • Maria de Jesus • Gertrude Baines • Kama Chinen • Eugenie Blanchard • Maria Gomes Valentim • Besse Cooper • Dina Manfredini • Jiroemon Kimura • Misao Okawa • Gertrude Weaver • Jeralean Talley • Susannah Mushatt Jones • Emma Morano • Violet BrownNabi Tajima • Chiyo Miyako