World’s oldest Japanese girl dies at 119

A Japanese girl considered the world’s oldest particular person has died on the age of 119, public broadcaster NHK stated on Monday.

Ken Tanaka was born on January 2, 1903, the 12 months of the Wright brothers’ first profitable flight on the planet. In 2019, the Guinness Guide of Data confirmed that Tanaka is the oldest dwelling particular person.

NHK reported that she died of outdated age in a hospital within the western metropolis of Fukuoka on April 19.

She added that in her lifetime she was keen on chocolate and gentle drinks.

After Tanaka’s dying, French nun Lucille Randon turned the world’s oldest particular person on the age of 118.

The inhabitants of Japan is declining, and the variety of aged folks is growing. As of September final 12 months, there have been 86,510 centenarians within the nation, 9 out of ten of them have been girls.

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