Oldest verified person by nation

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This article gives the recordholders for various countries to the extent that they have been established. These records are based on country of birth in current borders for simplicity. Those listed as 'verified' have been validated by an international body that specifically deals in longevity research, such as the Gerontology Research Group.

 

      Deceased       Living       Disputed

Country

Name

Sex

Birth date

Death date

Age

 France

Jeanne Calment

F

21 February 1875

4 August 1997

122 years, 164 days

 Japan

Shigechiyo Izumi

M

29 June 1865

21 February 1986

120 years, 237 days[7]

Tane Ikai

F

18 January 1879

12 July 1995

116 years, 175 days

 United States

Sarah Knauss

F

24 September 1880

30 December 1999

119 years, 97 days

 Canada

Marie-Louise Meilleur

F

29 August 1880

16 April 1998

117 years, 230 days

 Ecuador

María Capovilla

F

14 September 1889

27 August 2006

116 years, 347 days

 Denmark

Christian Mortensen

M

16 August 1882

25 April 1998

115 years, 252 days

 United Kingdom

Charlotte Hughes

F

1 August 1877

17 March 1993

115 years, 228 days

 Romania

Aniţica Butariu

F

17 June 1882

21 November 1997

115 years, 157 days[17]

Elizabeth Stefan[a]

F

13 May 1895

9 April 2008

112 years, 332 days

 Portugal

Maria de Jesus

F

10 September 1893

2 January 2009

115 years, 114 days

 Netherlands

Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper

F

29 June 1890

30 August 2005

115 years, 62 days

 Spain

M.A.C.C.[18]

F

10 June 1881

16 January 1996

114 years, 220 days

 Cape Verde

Adelina Domingues

F

19 February 1888

21 August 2002

114 years, 183 days

 Germany

Charlotte Benkner

F

16 November 1889

14 May 2004

114 years, 180 days

 Algeria

Anne Primout[b]

F

5 October 1890

26 March 2005

114 years, 172 days

 Australia

Christina Cock

F

25 December 1887

22 May 2002

114 years, 148 days

 Italy

Venere Pizzinato[c]

F

23 November 1896

Living

114 years, 87 days[11]

 India

Lucy d'Abreu[d]

F

24 May 1892

7 December 2005

113 years, 197 days

 Sweden

Astrid Zachrison

F

15 May 1895

15 May 2008

113 years, 0 days

 Poland

Rosa Rein[e]

F

24 March 1897

14 February 2010

112 years, 327 days

 Finland

Lempi Rothovius

F

2 October 1887

17 June 2000

112 years, 259 days

 Belgium

Joanna Deroover

F

3 June 1890

6 December 2002

112 years, 186 days

 Czech Republic

Maria Mika[f]

F

23 May 1882

17 November 1994

112 years, 178 days

 Norway

Maren Bolette Torp

F

21 December 1876

20 February 1989

112 years, 61 days

 Ireland

Katherine Plunket

F

20 November 1820

14 October 1932

111 years, 327 days

 Morocco

Consuelo Moreno[g]

F

5 February 1893

13 November 2004

111 years, 282 days

 Mexico

Soledad Mexia

F

13 August 1899

Living

111 years, 189 days[11]

 Ukraine

Fannie Buten[h]

F

13 April 1899

24 September 2010

111 years, 164 days

 South Africa

Johanna Booyson

F

17 January 1857

16 June 1968

111 years, 151 days

 Russia

Lillian Joelson[i]

F

20 August 1896

30 December 2007

111 years, 132 days

 Colombia

Daniel Guzmán-García

M

6 February 1897

21 May 2008

111 years, 105 days

 Switzerland

Emma Duvoisin

F

5 July 1886

30 September 1997

111 years, 87 days

 Barbados

James Sisnett

M

22 February 1900

Living

110 years, 361 days[11]

 Greece

Gregory Pandazes

M

15 January 1873

22 December 1983

110 years, 341 days

 Austria

Leopold Vietoris

M

4 June 1891

9 April 2002

110 years, 309 days

 Slovenia

Katarina Marinič[j]

F

30 October 1899

2 September 2010

110 years, 307 days

 Saint Kitts and Nevis

Rosalind Hill

F

30 March 1899

18 January 2010

110 years, 294 days

 Lithuania

Ella Ille Rentel[k]

F

19 May 1852

19 September 1962

110 years, 123 days

 Croatia

Hermina Dunz[l]

F

24 February 1898

14 June 2008

110 years, 111 days

 Peru

Julia Dougherty

F

20 August 1893

4 December 2003

110 years, 106 days

 New Zealand

Ethel Booth

F

25 December 1890

18 February 2001

110 years, 55 days