Apr 22, 2018
By Bob Sheppard
The world’s oldest person has died.
117-year-old Nabi Tajima of Japan had been the oldest person for 7 months. She’s been confined to a hospital since January.
Tajima was the last known person to have been born in the 19th century.
According to the Gerontology Research Group based in the U-S, the world’s oldest person now is Chiyo Miyako, another Japanese woman, who will turn 117 on May 2nd.