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World’s oldest person dies in Japan at 119

Indian Express | 25/04/2022 09:26 PM | Click to read full article

The world’s oldest person from the southwestern Japanese city of Fukuoka died at the age of 119 on April 19, the government said on Monday.

Kane Tanaka was born on January 2 in 1903, the year Wright Brothers — Wilbur and Orville Wright — made the world’s first successful flight of powered aircraft, Japan’s Kyodo news agency reported.