WORLDS OLDEST WOMAN

  • Japanese woman, 114, named world's oldest woman February 27, 2013

    Osaka: A 114-year-old Japanese woman, the daughter of a kimono maker, has been recognised as the world's oldest woman. Misao Okawa said today that she was "very happy" to receive the recognition and a certificate from Guinness World Records. Asked for her secret for longevity she said it was to "watch...
  • US: 116yrold woman, listed as 'world's oldest' dies December 5, 2012

    Monroe: The woman who was listed as the world's oldest person died on Tuesday in a Georgia nursing home at age 116. Besse Cooper died peacefully on Tuesday afternoon in Monroe, according to her son Sidney Cooper. Monroe is about 45 miles east of Atlanta. Cooper said his mother had been...
  • World's oldest woman dies at 115 in Texas February 1, 2011

    New York: The world's oldest woman has died in Texas aged 115, the US media reported. Eunice Sanborn, who held the title of world's oldest person for less than three months after the death of Eugenie Blanchard, a nun from the French West Indies in November 2010, died yesterday morning, the...