how old is the oldest person alive?
- Erik Van ThienenLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
For the moment, after the death of American Emma Tillman in January 2007, it's Yone Minagawa (born 1893-01-04 in Akaike, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan) . As of today, April 11, 2007, she is 114 years 97 days old.
- jewle8417Lv 51 decade ago
Japan boasts new world's oldest person with 114-year-old.
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(From AP Online)
A 114-year-old Japanese woman who has assumed the title of the world's oldest person has a weakness for custard cakes and likes to sing, said a caretaker Saturday.
Mitoyo Kawate, born on May 15, 1889, is now believed to be the oldest person alive, the London-based Guinness...
- 1 decade ago
I misread the question, but I think you will find it interesting anyway. Oldest alive, I don't have a clue. Oldest ever gets kind of interesting, and illustrates the problem with picking the title.
122 years, Jeanne Calment. Officailly the oldest person ever.
There are other claims, which are typically disclaimed for a number of reasons, here are a few...
123 years "Uncle Mark" Thrash
12-12-1820 to 12-18-1943
123 years Susie Brunson
12-25-1870 to nov? 1994
189 years <abstract is worthless>I say yellow journalism
1714 to 1903
128 years Elizabeth Israel (died in 2003)
1875 to 2003
135 years Ali Mohammed Hussein (still living?)
1862 to ?
124+ years Zabani Khachukayeva (still living?)
1879 to ?
128 years Cruz Hernandez (died in 2006?)
5-3-1878 to 2006?Source(s): Sites given in same order as claims are above. http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9708/04/obit.oldest/ http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F0... http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_pro... http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F7... http://archives.cnn.com/2000/WORLD/europe/UK/11/02... http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9705/13/ancient.man/index... http://www.guardian.co.uk/chechnya/Story/0,2763,10... http://www.theage.com.au/news/World/Worlds-oldest-... 189 year old source... http://news.google.com/archivesearch?q=%22oldest+p...
- 1 decade ago
Maria Esther Heredia Lecaro, 116 years old
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- 5 years ago
the oldest person right now is about 120, I believe, the oldest person ever lived until 129.
- 6 years ago
i have found that world's oldest man is 123 years old. read news here >> http://newsorigin.com/the-oldest-guy-if-reported-c...
- Anonymous1 decade ago
older than everybody else