The world's oldest person celebrates the age of 119
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Kane Tanaka, the world's oldest person, has just celebrated her 119th birthday in . Kane Tanaka for the oldest individual with this.
"I want to congratulate her from the very beginning. I wish her good health and happiness every day," said Eiji, 62, Tanaka's grandson.
Tanaka was named the world's oldest person by in March 2019, and she also set the record for the oldest person of all time in Japan at the time she was 117 years and 261 days old.
She was , born on January 2, 1903. She has seen . According to , Tanaka is the world's second oldest surviving person, behind Jeanne Calment, a French lady who died in 1997 at the age of 122.
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