A peep into the fascinating world of centenarians

A peep into the fascinating world of centenarians

Kawasaki : Japan | Jan 13, 2013 at 12:05 AM PST
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Koto Okubo, a 115-year old woman, had been crowned as the world's oldest living woman only last month by the Guinness Book of World Records but she has breathed her last on 12th of January 2013 in a nursing home in the city of Kawasaki in Japan.

This has been reported in foxnews.com of dated 13th of January 2013.

Koto Obuko had been born on 24th of December 1897 and had received the title when Dina Manfredini of Iowa, in the US died last month.

Dina died within two weeks of getting the honors.

The title then passed on to Jiroemon Kimura, a Japanese of Kyoto - his date of birth was 19th of April 1897.

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