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Ura Koyama
Ura Koyama
Birth: 30 August 1890
Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
Death: 5 April 2005
Iizuka, Fukouka Prefecture, Japan
Age: 114 years, 218 days
Country: JAP FlagJPN
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Ura Koyama [Japanese: 小山 ウラ] (30 August 1890 – 5 April 2005) was a verified Japanase supercentenarian. She became the oldest living person in Japan upon the death of Mitoyo Kawate in November 2003.

Ura was born in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan on 30 August 1890. With husband Kisaburo, she had three children. In 1977 she moved to grandson to Iizuka, Fukouka Prefecture. On 5 April 2005, she died of pneumonia at a hospital in Iizuka, Fukouka Prefecture. At the time of her death, Koyama was the fourth-oldest person in the world, at the age of 114 years, 218 days. Following Koyama's death, Yone Minagawa became Japan's oldest living person.

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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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