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Elizabeth Bolden
Elizabeth Bolden
Birth: 15 August 1890
Somerville, Tennessee, USA
Death: 11 December 2006
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Age: 116 years, 118 days
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Elizabeth J. "Lizzie" Bolden (née Jones) (15 August 1890 – 11 December 2006) was an African-American supercentenarian who lived to the age of 116 years, 118 days and was the world's oldest living person following the death of Maria Capovilla on 27 August 2006 until her own death. Ms. Bolden ranks as one of the twelve oldest people ever (see List of oldest validated supercentenarians). Bolden is the record holder for the state of Tennessee, having died in Memphis, Tennessee. Ms. Bolden had a stroke at age 114, after which she required a feeding tube for care.


World's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Betsy BakerRosalia SpotoChristina 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 Brown

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