Oldest known person in the world, Chiyo Miyako, has died aged 117
Chiyo Miyako (a Japanese Woman) was awarded a Guinness World Record shortly before her death for being the oldest person alive. She was believed to be the last person alive born in the year 1901.
Very sadly 117-year-old Chiyo Miyako has passed away – but before her death she was officially the oldest person living. https://t.co/C2Al9jQwXK
— GuinnessWorldRecords (@GWR) July 26, 2018