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Guinness World Records

Who is the oldest person in the world?

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April 22, 2018 10:43PM

As of April 20th 2018,

Oldest Living Woman : Chiyo Miyako of Japan (born May 2, 1901 - 116 years old).

Oldest Living Man : Masazo Nonaka of Japan (born July 25, 1905 - 112 years old).

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The oldest documented person to have ever lived was Jeanne Calment, who was born on 21 February 1875.

She died on 4 August 1997, at the age of 122 years and 164 days.