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Nabi Tajima
Nabi Tajima 115
Birth: 4 August 1900
Kikaijima, Kagoshima, Japan
Age:

116 years, 294 days

Country: JAP FlagJPN
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Nabi Tajima (born 4 August 1900) is a Japanese supercentenarian who is, at the age of 116 years, 294 days, the current oldest living person in Japan whose age can be verified and is the second-oldest living person in the world. She became the oldest person in Japan following the death of the anonymous resident of Tokyo on 27 September 2015, and is the last Japanese person (and, along with Violet Brown, one of the last two people) born in the 19th century.

Tajima was born in Araki, an area of what was then Wan Village, in the westernmost part of Kikaijima Island, Kagoshima prefecture. She currently resides in Kikai, located on the same island in the prefecture of Kagoshima. She has 9 children (7 sons and 2 daughters), 28 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and 35 great-great-grandchildren.

References


Japan's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Waka Shirahama • Tane Ikai • Sue UtagawaSuekiku Miyanaga • Asa Takii • Tase Matsunaga • Yasu Akino • Denzo Ishizaki • Kayo Fujii • Mie Ishiguro • Matsuno Oikawa • Yukichi Chuganji • Mitoyo Kawate • Ura Koyama • Yone Minagawa • Shitsu Nakano • Tsuneyo Toyonaga • Kaku Yamanaka • Kama Chinen • Chiyono Hasegawa • Jiroemon Kimura • Misao Okawa • Anonymous (Tokyo) • Nabi Tajima

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