Chiyo Miyako facts for kids
|Born||2 May 1901|
22 July 2018
(aged 117 years, 81 days
|Known for||Oldest living verified person in the world (since 21 April 2018)
Oldest living person in Japan
(since 21 April 2018)
Chiyo Miyako (千代宮子 Miyako Chiyo, born May 2, 1901 - 22 July 2018) was a Japanese supercentenarian who was the oldest verified living person following the death of Nabi Tajima on April 21, 2018 until her death three months later.
Upon the death of Violet Brown in September 2017, she became the second oldest living person. She would hold the title for six months until become the world's oldest living person.
Miyako was born in the Kanagawa prefecture.
|Oldest verified living person
21 April 2018 — 22 July 2018
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Chiyono Hasegawa (1896–2011), a resident of Saga, was one of hundreds of Japanese women to have lived past 110 years. She is pictured here in September 2010. She was the oldest person in Japan and second oldest in the world, dying at 115 years, 12 days.
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