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World’s oldest grandmother, Kane Tanaka, has died in Japan at the age of 119

Guinness World Record holder Kane Tanaka, the world's oldest living person, died of natural causes in Japan at the age of 119.

Guinness World Record holder Kane Tanaka, the world’s oldest living person, died of natural causes in Japan at the age of 119.

Kane Tanaka was born on January 2, 1903, in the Fukuoka region of southwestern Japan. That is, in the same year that the Wright brothers first flew the plane, and in the same year that Marie Curie became the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, Kane Tanaka was born!

Kane Tanaka was in relatively good health until recently and lived in a nursing home. There he lived happily playing port games, solving math problems, and drinking soda and chocolate.

During his youth, Tanaka ran various businesses including a noodle shop and a rice cake shop. He married Hideo Tanaka a century ago, in 1922, had four children and adopted a fifth child.

He had his wheelchair ready to take part in the torch relay for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. But the Govt-19 epidemic shattered his desire.

When asked what time of life you were happiest when you set the Guinness World Record for the oldest person alive in 2019, Tanaka replied: “Just now.”

Kane Tanaka at that time, may have gotten up at 6.00 every morning; Practice math and handwriting in the afternoons. After living for 119 years, Kane Tanaka passed away on April 19.

“I was excited to see this year’s Retirement Day (a national holiday in September) celebrated with his favorite soda and chocolate.” I’m very saddened by this news.

As a reminder, the world’s oldest man, Saturnino de la Fuente García, died at his home in Lyon, Spain, on January 18 this year; He is 112 years old.

For the uninitiated, Jean-Louis Calment, a French grandmother who died in 1997 at the age of 122 and 164 days, is the oldest person to be confirmed by Guinness World Records.

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