World’s Oldest Person Celebrates 119th Birthday

The oldest person in the world is a woman in Japan who just turned 119.

Kane Tanaka has held the title of world’s oldest person since July 2018.

Tanaka was born on January 2nd, 1903.

She is only the third person in human history to have verifiably reached the age of 119.

Her great-granddaughter calls her “fun, cheerful and energetic.”