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List of the verified oldest people

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Oldest Women:
– Calment’s case was disputed in a Russian study in 2018
– Branyas was born in the United States
– Juniewicz was born in Krupsko, now in Ukraine
– May have been older (116 or 117)
– Manfredini was born in Italy
– Woman from Montreal died at 115 in 2007
– Maria de Jesus died at 115, the oldest person
– Nun from Manchester passed away at 115 in 2017
– Susie Potts Gibson, aged 115, attributed longevity to vinegar and pickles
– Edna Kern was verified to have lived to 115

Oldest Men:
– All entries are sourced to GRG table B dated 1 January 2015
– Mortensen was born in Denmark
– Kristal was born in Maleniec, now in Poland
– Sisnett was born in Barbados
– Venturotti was born in Italy
– Efraín Antonio Ríos García, the second-oldest living man, died at 113
– Mauro Ambriz Tapia was verified to have lived to 114
– Eusebio Quintero López was the second-oldest living man at 113
– Wenceslao Leyva González died at 113
– Domingo Villa Avisencio lived to 113

Validations and Records:
– LongeviQuest determined Ishizaki’s birth date
– The Gerontology Research Group verified Ishizaki’s birth date
– Fourcade was born in colonial Algeria
– McCoubrey was born in Newfoundland
– Reyskens was born in Belgium

Historical Data:
– Milova’s investigation into Jeanne Calment’s longevity record
– Evidence of Calment’s lifespan discrepancy
– World Supercentenarian Rankings List
– Recent historical validations by the Gerontology Research Group
– Table B – Verified Supercentenarians by the Gerontology Research Group

Notable Mentions:
– Ernest Peronneau, George Feldman, Tsunahei Ogawa, Valerio Piroddi, Shigeru Nakamura
– Obituaries: George Feldman, Arthur Nash, Ezra Hill, Reuben Sinclair, Santos Hildebrando Rivas García
Longevity Records: Lester Townsend, Dexter Kruger, Manuel Benavente Sanhueza, Francisco Juárez Iglesias, Andrade Brothers
– Notable Mentions: André Boite, Tōichi Sasaki, Albano Andrade, Oscar Ribeiro, Daniela Brandão
– Recognition: Guinness World Records, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, The Canadian Jewish News, PÚBLICO, Redd Funeral Services

These are lists of the 100 known verified oldest women and men sorted in descending order by age in years and days.

The oldest person ever whose age has been independently verified is Jeanne Calment (1875–1997) of France, who lived to the age of 122 years and 164 days. The oldest verified man ever is Jiroemon Kimura (1897–2013) of Japan, who lived to the age of 116 years and 54 days.

The oldest known living person is Maria Branyas of Spain (born in the USA), aged 117 years, 38 days. The oldest known living man is John Tinniswood of the United Kingdom, aged 111 years, 229 days. The 100 oldest women have, on average, lived several years longer than the 100 oldest men.

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