Top 10 Oldest People Ever Lived in the World

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011. | Oldest


Oldest people in the world are one of many interesting things to discuss. We all know, in modern times the average age of a person on the wane. Technological advance has made human life getting shorter. We are increasingly difficult to find the oldest people in this world. Here is a list of oldest people in recorded history.

10. Kamato Hongo

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Kamato Hongo

At number 10, the oldest people in the world is kamato Hongo. 16 September 1887 – 31 October 2003 (Disputed) Age: 116 years 45 days

9. Carrie C. White

Carrie C. White

Carrie C. White

For number nine, the oldest people in the world is Carrie C. White. 18th November 1874 – February 14th 1991 Age: 116 years 88 days

8. Elizabeth Bolden

Elizabeth Bolden

Elizabeth Bolden

Elizabeth Bolden ranked as the eighth as the oldest people in the world. 15 August 1890 – 11th December 2006 Age: 116 years 118 days

7. Tane Ikai

Tane Ikai

Tane Ikai

Tane Ikai ranked seventh as the oldest people in the world. 18th January 1879 – 12th July 1995 Age: 116 years 175 days

6. Maria Esther de Capovilla Heredia

Maria Esther de Capovilla Heredia

Maria Esther de Capovilla Heredia

At number six, the oldest people in the world occupied by Maria Esther de Capovilla Heredia. 14th September 1889 – 27th August 2006 Age: 116 years 347 days

5. Marie-Louise Meilleur

Marie-Louise Meilleur

Marie-Louise Meilleur

Marie-Louise Meilleur was ranked fifth as the oldest people in the world. 29th August 1880 – 16th April 1998 Age: 117 years 230 days

4. Lucy Hannah

Lucy Hannah

Lucy Hannah

Lucy Hannah is ranked fourth as the oldest people in the world. 16th July 1875 – 21st March 1993 Age: 117 years 248 days

3. Sarah Knauss

Sarah Knauss

Sarah Knauss

The third oldest people in the world is Sarah Knauss. 24th September 1880 – 30th December 1999 Age: 119 years 97 days

2. Shigechiyo Izumi

Shigechiyo Izumi

Shigechiyo Izumi

The second oldest people in the world is Shigechiyo Izumi. 29th June 1865 – 21st February 1986 Age: 120 years 237 days

1. Jeanne Calment

Jeanne Calment

Jeanne Calment

Jeanne Calment was the oldest person in the world. 21st February 1875 – 4th August 1997 Age: 122 years 164 days. She died at age 122 years 164 days and became the oldest people.


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