Top 10 Longest Living People in the World

Saturday, August 27th 2011. | Longest


This time I will provide information about the man with the longest in the world. According to the survey, longevity is attributed to 10% due to genes and 90% due to individual habits. Long life allows one to see a new generation around the world when almost everything has changed. Here are the top 10 longest living people in the world.

10. Kamato Hongo

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Kamato Hongo


16 September 1887 – October 31, 2003 (116 years and 45 days)
He lived in Kagoshima and celebrate the 116th anniversary of her a month before his death. He was suffering from pneumonia. She lives with her daughter in Kagoshima and 58 years old when World War II ended.

9. Carrie C. White

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Carrie C. White


18 November 1874 – February 14, 1991 (116 years 88 days)
He lives in a nursing home not because she is weak, but because she suffered a nervous breakdown in 1909.

8. Elizabeth Bolden

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Elizabeth Bolden


August 15, 1890 – 11 December 2006 (116 years 118 days)
He was born in Somerville Tennessee. She has 75 great-grandchildren. You can imagine if this large family united. This is really amazing. He came from the United States.

7. Tane Ikai

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Tane Ikai


January 18, 1879 – July 12, 1995 (116 years 175 days)
He comes from Japan and with the daughter and three sons. He moved into a retirement home at age 93 and suffered a stroke two times before his death at age 166 because of kidney failure.

6. Maria Esther Heredia de Capovilla

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Maria Esther Heredia de Capovilla


14 September 1889-27 August 2006 (116 years 347 days)
He was born in Ecuador and the daughter of a colonel. Unlike the others on the list, he never smoked or drank alcohol. The best part about Mary is that at the age of 116 healths was teetering at the brink of collapse even he used to read newspapers, watch television and walk without a cane.

5. Marie Louise Meilleur

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Marie Louise Meilleur


August 29, 1880 – 16 April 1998 (117 years 230 days)
He’s Canadian and death due to blood clot at age 117. Can you imagine how old her daughter? 90-year-old daughter. Some people find it difficult to believe that. But this is really a fact.

4. Lucy Hannah

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Lucy Hannah


July 16, 1875 – March 21, 1993 (117 years 248 days)
He’s American and the only one of the oldest African-American who ever lived. Although, Lucy family claims that her was 118 years old, but later double-checked and confirmed 117 years old.

3. Sarah Knauss

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Sarah Knauss


24 September 1880 – December 30, 1999 (119 years 97 days)
He lives in America and born in a small coal mining town called Hollywood. Her daughter was aged 101 years and when asked about her mother she said that her mother was a very peaceful and quiet. Perhaps that is the reason for a long life. At the time of his death, the doctor did not diagnose the disease at Sarah.

2. Shigechiyo Izumi

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Shigechiyo Izumi


June 29, 1865 – February 21, 1986 (120 years 237 days)
How many years of work in his life? 60, maybe 70? But this guy has a service life of 98 years. She is a Japanese citizen working as a tester for a cup of sugar which is an alcoholic beverage shochu distilled from wheat or rice. He said that his long life was a gift from the gods, Buddha and the sun. The most interesting thing about this guy is that he started smoking at age 70. He died of pneumonia.

1. Jeanne Calment

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Jeanne Calment


February 21, 1875 – August 4, 1997 (122 years 164 days)
He is French and lives longer than the daughter and granddaughter. At age 90 he had no heirs and sold his apartment for attorney Andrea-Francois Raffray contingency in the contract. Jeanne calment is longest living person in the world.




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