The world’s oldest woman dies

Kane Tanaka died in Fukuoka, the city where he lived, at the age of 119. Married at 19, he lived in five different eras in Japan (Meiji, Taisho, Showa, Heisi and present-day Rewa) and set a goal to celebrate 120 years.

The world’s oldest woman, Kane Tanaka, has died in the city of Fukuoka, where she lived at the age of 119, local authorities have confirmed.

Kane Tanaka was born on January 2, 1903, in the ancient village of Wajiro, part of the city of Fukuoka.

Kane Tanaka, who got married at the age of 19, has lived in five different eras in Japan (Meiji, Taisho, Showa, Heisi and present-day Reiwa), and her family said she plans to celebrate her 120th birthday next year.

He has lived in a nursing home for a number of years and regularly appears on Japanese articles and television shows during his birthday or national celebration of the elderly.

Chocolate is his favorite food and he also likes carbonated drinks, which he has seen many times in photos and videos aired by local media.

The elderly woman was to carry the Olympic torch of the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, postponed to 2021, but the worsening epidemic in the country prevented her from achieving this goal.

Tanaka has been recognized by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) since 2019 and is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s oldest woman and person.

With her death, the French nun Lucille Randon, now known as Sister Andre, now 118 and 74 days old, holds the title.

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