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**Oldest People:**

– Jeanne Calment of France lived to be 122 years and 164 days.
– Jiroemon Kimura of Japan lived to be 116 years and 54 days.
– Maria Branyas of Spain is the oldest living person at 117 years old.
– John Tinniswood of the United Kingdom is the oldest living verified man at 111 years old.
– Blue zones around the world are areas where people live longer than average.
– Nancy Merriman lived until 112 years old.
– Theophilus May lived until 110 years old.
– Efraín Antonio Ríos García drove a car until age 108.
– Tomisaburō Wakui lived until 113 years old.
– Chiyo Miyako held the title of the oldest person at 117.
– Emilio Flores Marquez was confirmed as the world’s oldest man at 112.
– Juan Vicente Pérez was confirmed as the oldest living man at 112.

**Top Oldest People:**

– Ten oldest verified people ever:
– Fred H. Hale, Sr.
– Mortensen
– Kristal
– Calment
– Robine and Dr. Michel Allard validated Calment’s age.
– Ten oldest living people:
– All ten oldest living people are women.
– Branyas is the oldest living person at 117 years old.
– Nearly all oldest living people have been women.
Longevity is guided by female numbers in the oldest living people list.
– The oldest living man is not among the top ten oldest living people.

**Verification and Research:**

– The Gerontology Research Group lists verified supercentenarians chronologically by birth date.
Gerontology Research Group conducted validations in 2016.
– Table C by the Gerontology Research Group documents the oldest person titleholders since 1955.
– The LongeviQuest database provides information on various long-lived individuals.
– Elena Milova’s research focused on investigating Jeanne Calment’s longevity record.

**Notable Supercentenarians:**

– Ramona Trinidad Iglesias Jordan lived until 114 years old.
– Maud Farris-Luse reached 115 years of age.
– Alice Coles lived until 114 years old.
– Niwa Kawamoto was confirmed to have lived until 114.
– Narcissa Rickman lived until 114 years old.

**Additional Longevity Achievements:**

– Ken Weeks was a notable long-lived individual.
– James Holt lived until 113 years old.
– Randolph Davis reached 113 years of age.
– Josino Levino Ferreira was a long-lived individual.
– Denzō Ishizaki lived until 113 years old.

Oldest people (Wikipedia)

This is a list of tables of the oldest people in the world in ordinal ranks. To avoid including false or unconfirmed claims of old age, names here are restricted to those people whose ages have been validated by an international body dealing in longevity research, such as the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) or Guinness World Records (GWR), and others who have otherwise been reliably sourced.

The longest documented and verified human lifespan is that of Jeanne Calment of France (1875–1997), a woman who lived to age 122 years and 164 days. She received news media attention in 1985, after turning 110. Calment's claim was investigated and authenticated by Jean-Marie Robine and Dr Michel Allard for the GRG. Her longevity claim was put into question in 2018, but the original assessing team stood by their judgement. Academics have hypothesized the existence of a number of blue zones around the world where people live longer than average.

As females live longer than males on average, women predominate in combined records. The longest lifespan for a man is that of Jiroemon Kimura of Japan (1897–2013), who lived to age 116 years and 54 days.

The oldest living person in the world whose age has been validated is 117-year-old Maria Branyas of Spain, born 4 March 1907. The oldest living verified man is 111-year-old John Tinniswood of the United Kingdom, born 26 August 1912.

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