Kane Tanaka

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Birthday
2, 1903
Birthplace
Fukuoka, Japan
Age
116 years old
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1903 (age 116 years)
Birthplace
Fukuoka, Japan

About

Supercentenarian who became the verified oldest living person by the Gerontology Research Group in the world in July 2018 upon the death of Chiyo Miyako. She was validated as the world's oldest living person at age 115. 

Before Fame

She worked selling rice cakes during World War II in Japan. 

Trivia

She visited the United States frequently during the 1970s. She was profiled in Newsweek and USA Today as the world's oldest person in July 2018. 

Family Life

Her husband Hideo and son both died during the course of World War II. 

Associated With

She and Masazo Nonaka are both supercentenarians hailing from Japan.