Fannie Buten
Birth: 13 April 1899
Wielkie Oczy, Austria-Hungary (now Poland)
Death: 24 September 2010
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 111 years, 164 days
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Fannie Forman Buten (Apr. 13, 1899 - Sept. 24, 2010) - was an American supercentenarian, who was the oldest living Jewish person at her time. She was born in the town of Wielkie Oczy, Austria-Hungary (now located in Subcarpathia Voivodeship, Poland) and migrated to the United States at the age of 2.[1][2]

Fannie Buten was cared by her daughter, Marjorie Steinberg. She became world's oldest living Jewish person upon the passing of Rosa Rein of Switzerland on Feb. 14, 2010. Fannie Buten died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, on Sept. 24, 2010 at the age of 111 years 164 days. She was survived by 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.[3]


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