Nobody wishes to die without living his/her life to the fullest. There are some of them who lived way longer than the expected human life. Nobody intentionally wants to create such a record, it’s just their destiny that they are fortunate enough to spend a little more time on the mother earth than others. There are still some objections on the real age of some people on the list, but as of now they are the once featuring in the list.
1.) Jeanne Louise Calment
She was the oldest person in the world, she had proper documents to prove her age. Till now after so many years of her death, she is still officially the oldest person ever lived on earth. She was a French by origin, born on 21 February 1875. She passed away at the age of 122 years and 164 days. The life of the person with the longest lifespan came to an end on 4 August 1997.
2.) Sarah DeRemer Knauss
She holds the title of the oldest women of the United States of America, generally American people are not known for living long, but she was an exception. She was born on September 24, 1880. She served as the oldest alive person of the world for about a year until she passed away at the age of 119 years, 97 days. She died on December 30, 1999.
3.) Nabi Tajima
She was a Japanese woman, considered as the last alive person from the 19th century. She was born on 4 August 1900. She never went out of her hometown, KIKIJIMA. She had 9 children, and as many as 160 descendants. She died after living for 117 years, and 260 days, on 21 April 2018.
4.) Lucy Hannah
She was born in an African-American background. She had the tag of the second-oldest person from the United States, and the fourth-oldest verified the person in the world. She died after living for 117 years, 248 days on March 21, 1993.
5.) Marie-Louise Fébronie Meilleur
She was born in Canada on August 29, 1880. She received the tag of the oldest living person of Canada. She was married to a Canadian and had 12 children. She died at the age of 117 years, 230 days on April 16, 1998. The reasons for her death are unknown.
6.) Violet Brown
She was born in Jamaican subcontinent. She was born on 10 March 1900. She was one of the two people to be born in the 19th century. She served as the oldest alive person in the world for 5 straight months following her death. She died on 15 September 2017 at the age of 117 years, 189 days.
7.) Emma Morano
Until her death, on 15 April 2017, she was the only living person from the 19th century. She was from Italy, and she spent her entire life in Italy until her death. She died at the age of 117 years, 137 days on 25 April 2017, and with that died the only living person to be born in the 1800s.
8.) Chiyo Miyako
She was also born in Japan on 2 May 1901 in the Kanagawa district of Japan. She was regarded as the Japanese Supercenturian on her completing the age of 100. She died in 2018 after living for a total of 117 years, 81 days after being crowned as the oldest living person till her death. The reason for her death was multiple organ failure.
9.) Misawo Okawa
She was born in Japan. She remained the oldest living person in Asia until her death, and even 2 years post her death. She was born on 5 March 1898 in a place called Temba in Japan. She had 3 children. She died at the age of 117 years, 27 days on1 April 2015. The reason for her death was found to be a heart attack.
10.) Maria Capovilla
She was born somewhere in Ecuador on 14 September 1889. She was recognized as the oldest living person on her 116th birthday. She had 5 children with his husband who died very early. She died on 27 August 2006 at the age of 116 years, 347 days.