Oldest Living People In The World Born In The 1800s
These extraordinary women have lived for over a century, through major events in the history of the world. They saw the turn of the century, not once but twice.
Misao Okawa from Japan, 116 years old, born On March 5, 1898, The World’s Oldest Living Person
Gertrude Weaver from United States, 116 years old, born On July 4, 1898, The 2nd Oldest Person In The World and The Oldest Person In America
Jeralean Talley from United States, 115 years old, born On May 23, 1899
Susannah Mushatt Jones from United States, 115 years old, born On July 6, 1899
Emma Morano From Italy, 115 years old, born On November 29, 1899, The Oldest Person In Europe
When asked about their secrets to a long life, they basically have the same answer: getting enough sleep, staying active, learning to relax, and eating things you really like from time to time. 116-year-old Misao Okawa insists on eating sushi once a month.
Edit: Misao Okawa passed away last June 1, 2015.