Oldest people

longevity record

This is a list of tables of the verified (validated) oldest people in the world in ordinal rank, such as oldest person or oldest man. In these tables, a supercentenarian is considered 'verified' if his or her claim has been validated by an international body that specifically deals in longevity research, such as the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) or Guinness World Records.[1]

Oldest living people change

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age as of
12 April 2024
Place of
residence
01 Maria Branyas[1]
F
4 March 1907 117 years, 39 days   Spain[a]
02 Tomiko Itooka[1]
F
23 May 1908 115 years, 325 days   Japan
03 Inah Canabarro Lucas[1]
F
8 June 1908 115 years, 309 days   Brazil
04 Elizabeth Francis[1]
F
25 July 1909 114 years, 262 days   United States
05 Ethel Caterham[1]
F
21 August 1909 114 years, 235 days   United Kingdom
06 Okagi Hayashi[1]
F
2 September 1909 114 years, 223 days   Japan
07 Masa Matsumoto[1]
F
29 November 1909 114 years, 135 days   Japan
08 Charlotte Kretschmann[1]
F
3 December 1909 114 years, 131 days   Germany
09 Ina Okazawa[2]
F
10 March 1910 114 years, 33 days   Japan
10 Georgina Ramona Casamayor de Medina[1]
F
19 April 1910 113 years, 359 days   Venezuela
11 Kikue Taira[1]
F
26 April 1910 113 years, 352 days   Japan

a^ Branyas was born in the United States.

Oldest living men change

Rank Name Birth date Age as of
12 April 2024
Country of
residence
01 John Tinniswood[1] 26 August 1912 111 years, 230 days   United Kingdom
02 Josino Levino Ferreira[3] 3 April 1913 111 years, 9 days   Brazil
03 Alfonso María Rojas Perdomo[4] 31 May 1913 110 years, 317 days   Colombia
04 John Farringdon[1] 7 June 1913 110 years, 310 days   United Kingdom
05 Ilie Ciocan[1] 10 June 1913 110 years, 307 days   Romania
06 Mateo Balbuena Iglesias[5] 21 September 1913 110 years, 204 days   Spain
07 Ken Weeks[6] 5 October 1913 110 years, 190 days   Australia
08 Hilario Orozco Lemus[1] 3 November 1913 110 years, 161 days   Mexico
Julio Saldarriaga Hernandez[1] 3 November 1913 110 years, 161 days   Colombia
10 Tomisaburō Wakui[7] 28 November 1913 110 years, 136 days   Japan
11 Morrie Markoff[1] 11 January 1914 110 years, 92 days   United States

50 oldest people ever change

  Deceased (Validated)
  Living (Validated)
  Pending

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age Country of death
or residence
1 Jeanne Calment[8]
F
21 February 1875 4 August 1997 122 years, 164 days   France
2 Kane Tanaka
F
2 January 1903 19 April 2022 119 years, 107 days   Japan
3 Sarah Knauss[9]
F
24 September 1880 30 December 1999 119 years, 97 days   United States
4 Lucile Randon[10]
F
11 February 1904 17 January 2023 118 years, 340 days   France
5 Nabi Tajima
F
4 August 1900 21 April 2018 117 years, 260 days   Japan
6 Marie-Louise Meilleur[11]
F
29 August 1880 16 April 1998 117 years, 230 days   Canada
7 Violet Brown
F
10 March 1900 15 September 2017 117 years, 189 days   Jamaica
8 Emma Morano[12]
F
29 November 1899 15 April 2017 117 years, 137 days   Italy
9 Chiyo Miyako[13]
F
2 May 1901 22 July 2018 117 years, 81 days   Japan
10 Delphia Welford
F
9 September 1875 14 November 1992 117 years, 66 days   United States
11 Maria Branyas Morera
F
4 March 1907 Living 117 years, 39 days   Spain[a]
12 Misao Okawa
F
5 March 1898 1 April 2015 117 years, 27 days   Japan
13 Francisca Celsa dos Santos
F
21 October 1904 5 October 2021 116 years, 349 days   Brazil
14 María Capovilla[14]
F
14 September 1889 27 August 2006 116 years, 347 days   Ecuador
15 Susannah Mushatt Jones
F
6 July 1899 12 May 2016 116 years, 311 days   United States
16 Gertrude Weaver
F
4 July 1898 6 April 2015 116 years, 276 days   United States
17 Francisca Simao
F
9 January 1901 8 October 2017 116 years, 272 days   Brazil
18 Fusa Tatsumi
F
25 April 1907 12 December 2023 116 years, 231 days   Japan
19 Anisio Rodrigues Alves
M
30 December 1892 16 August 2009 116 years, 229 days   Brazil
20 Antonia da Santa Cruz
F
13 June 1905 23 January 2022 116 years, 224 days   Brazil
21 Tane Ikai[15]
F
18 January 1879 12 July 1995 116 years, 175 days   Japan
22 Jeanne Bot[16]
F
14 January 1905 22 May 2021 116 years, 128 days   France
23 Elizabeth Bolden[17]
F
15 August 1890 11 December 2006 116 years, 118 days   United States
24 Besse Cooper[18]
F
26 August 1896 4 December 2012 116 years, 100 days   United States
25 Maria Giuseppa Robucci[19]
F
20 March 1903 18 June 2019 116 years, 90 days   Italy
26 Tekla Juniewicz
F
10 June 1906 19 August 2022 116 years, 70 days   Poland[b]
27 Jiroemon Kimura
M
19 April 1897 12 June 2013 116 years, 54 days   Japan
28 Ana María Vela Rubio
F
29 October 1901 15 December 2017 116 years, 47 days   Spain
29 Giuseppina Projetto
F
30 May 1902 6 July 2018 116 years, 37 days   Italy
30 Jeralean Talley
F
23 May 1899 17 June 2015 116 years, 25 days   United States
31 Edith Ceccarelli
F
5 February 1908 22 February 2024 116 years, 17 days   United States
32 Shigeyo Nakachi
F
1 February 1905 11 January 2021 115 years, 345 days   Japan
33 Tomiko Itooka
F
23 May 1908 Living 115 years, 325 days   Japan
34 Maggie Barnes[20]
F
6 March 1882 19 January 1998 115 years, 319 days   United States
35 Inah Canabarro Lucas
F
8 June 1908 Living 115 years, 309 days   Brazil
36 Dina Manfredini
F
4 April 1897 17 December 2012 115 years, 257 days   United States[c]
37 Shimoe Akiyama
F
19 May 1903 29 January 2019 115 years, 255 days   Japan
38 Christian Mortensen
M
16 August 1882 25 April 1998 115 years, 252 days   United States[d]
39 Hester Ford
F
15 August 1905 17 April 2021 115 years, 245 days   United States
40 Charlotte Hughes[21]
F
1 August 1877 17 March 1993 115 years, 228 days   United Kingdom
41 Edna Parker[22]
F
20 April 1893 26 November 2008 115 years, 220 days   United States
42 Mary Ann Rhodes[23]
F
12 August 1882 3 March 1998 115 years, 203 days   Canada
43 Anonymous of Tokyo
F
15 March 1900 27 September 2015 115 years, 196 days   Japan
44 Margaret Skeete[24]
F
27 October 1878 7 May 1994 115 years, 192 days   United States
45 Bernice Madigan[25]
F
24 July 1899 3 January 2015 115 years, 163 days   United States
46 Gertrude Baines[26]
F
6 April 1894 11 September 2009 115 years, 158 days   United States
47 Emiliano Mercado del Toro
M
21 August 1891 24 January 2007 115 years, 156 days   Puerto Rico
48 Bettie Wilson[27]
F
13 September 1890 13 February 2006 115 years, 153 days   United States
49 Shin Matsushita
F
30 March 1904 27 August 2019 115 years, 150 days   Japan
50 Iris Westman[28]
F
28 August 1905 3 January 2021 115 years, 128 days   United States
  1. Branyas was born in the United States.
  2. Juniewicz was born in Krupsko near Lviv, then in Austria-Hungary, now in Ukraine.
  3. Manfredini was born in Italy.
  4. Mortensen was born in Denmark.

50 oldest men ever change

  Deceased (Validated)
  Living (Validated)
  Pending

Rank Name Birth date Death date Age Country of death
or residence
1 Anisio Rodrigues Alves[29] 30 December 1892 16 August 2009 116 years, 229 days   Brazil
2 Jiroemon Kimura 19 April 1897 12 June 2013 116 years, 54 days   Japan
3 Christian Mortensen 16 August 1882 25 April 1998 115 years, 252 days   United States[a]
4 Emiliano Mercado del Toro 21 August 1891 24 January 2007 115 years, 156 days   Puerto Rico
5 Juan Vicente Pérez 27 May 1909 2 April 2024 114 years, 311 days   Venezuela
6 Horacio Celi Mendoza 3 January 1897 25 September 2011 114 years, 265 days   Peru
7 Walter Breuning 21 September 1896 14 April 2011 114 years, 205 days   United States
8 Yukichi Chuganji 23 March 1889 28 September 2003 114 years, 189 days   Japan
9 Tomás Pinales Figuereo 31 March 1906 24 September 2020 114 years, 177 days   Dominican Republic
10 Joan Riudavets 15 December 1889 5 March 2004 114 years, 81 days   Spain
11 Gustav Gerneth 15 October 1905 21 October 2019 114 years, 6 days   Germany
12 Fred Hale 1 December 1890 19 November 2004 113 years, 354 days   United States
13 Yisrael Kristal 15 September 1903 11 August 2017 113 years, 330 days   Israel
14 Efraín Antonio Ríos García 4 April 1910 11 January 2024 113 years, 282 days   Colombia
15 Johnson Parks 15 October 1884 17 July 1998 113 years, 275 days   United States
16 Tomoji Tanabe 18 September 1895 19 June 2009 113 years, 274 days   Japan
17 John Ingram McMorran 19 June 1889 24 February 2003 113 years, 250 days   United States
18 Masazō Nonaka 25 June 1905 20 January 2019 113 years, 179 days   Japan
19 Mauro Ambriz Tapia 21 November 1897 18 April 2011 113 years, 148 days   Mexico
20 Frederick Frazier 27 January 1880 14 June 1993 113 years, 138 days   United States
21 Eusebio Quintero López 6 March 1910 16 July 2023 113 years, 132 days   Colombia
22 James Sisnett 22 February 1900 23 May 2013 113 years, 90 days   Barbados
Wenceslao Leyva Gonzalez 28 September 1903 27 December 2016 113 years, 90 days   Mexico
24 Domingo Villa Avisencio 26 August 1906 3 November 2019 113 years, 69 days   Mexico
25 Maximiano Jose dos Santos 22 February 1897 25 April 2006 113 years, 62 days   Brazil
26 Walter Richardson 7 November 1885 25 December 1998 113 years, 48 days   United States
27 Francisco Núñez Olivera 13 December 1904 29 January 2018 113 years, 47 days   Spain
28 Henry Allingham 5 June 1896 18 July 2009 113 years, 42 days   United Kingdom
29 Emilio Flores Márquez 8 August 1908 12 August 2021 113 years, 4 days   Puerto Rico
30 Chitetsu Watanabe 5 March 1907 23 February 2020 112 years, 355 days   Japan
31 Antonio Todde 22 January 1889 2 January 2002 112 years, 345 days   Italy
32 Saturnino de la Fuente García 11 February 1909 18 January 2022 112 years, 341 days   Spain
33 Moses Hardy 6 January 1894 7 December 2006 112 years, 335 days   United States
34 Yasutaro Koide 13 March 1903 19 January 2016 112 years, 312 days   Japan
35 John Evans 19 August 1877 10 June 1990 112 years, 295 days   United Kingdom
36 Richard Overton 11 May 1906 27 December 2018 112 years, 230 days   United States
37 Delio Venturotti 25 October 1909 1 June 2022 112 years, 219 zile   Brazil[b]
38 George Francis 6 June 1896 27 December 2008 112 years, 204 days   United States
39 James King 15 November 1854 5 June 1967 112 years, 202 days   United States
40 Denzo Ishisaki 20 October 1886 29 April 1999 112 years, 191 days   Japan
41 Josep Armengol 23 July 1881 20 January 1994 112 years, 181 days   Spain
42 Giovanni Frau 29 December 1890 19 June 2003 112 years, 172 days   Italy
43 Jules Theobald 17 April 1909 5 October 2021 112 years, 171 days   Martinique
44 John Painter 20 September 1888 1 March 2001 112 years, 162 days   United States
45 Marcel Meys 12 July 1909 15 December 2021 112 years, 156 days   France
46 Masamitsu Yoshida 30 April 1904 29 October 2016 112 years, 152 days   Japan
47 Sakari Momoi 5 February 1903 5 July 2015 112 years, 150 days   Japan
48 Victor Chanca Santos 14 June 1910 9 November 2022 112 years, 148 days   Peru
49 Gisaburō Sonobe 6 November 1911 31 March 2024[30] 112 years, 146 days   Japan
50 Efrain Nunez Nunez 28 December 1904 22 May 2017 112 years, 145 days   Dominican Republic
  1. Mortensen was born in Denmark.
  2. Venturotti was born in Italy.

Chronological list of the oldest living person in the world since 1951 change

  Validated   Under 110   Living   Pending   Unvalidated

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Lifespan Country
of death
Un­known 28 Apr 1951 Lucy Woodman F ?–109 3 May 1841 – 28 Apr 1951
109 years, 360 days
  United States
28 Apr 1951 14 Jan 1954
(2 yrs, 261 days)
Nancy Merriman F 109–112 19 Dec 1841 – 14 Jan 1954
112 years, 26 days
  United States
14 Jan 1954 24 Oct 1955
(1 yr, 283 days)
Betsy Baker F 111–113 20 Aug 1842 – 24 Oct 1955
113 years, 65 days
  United States
24 Oct 1955 16 Dec 1956
(1 yr, 53 days)
Jennie Howell F 110–111 11 Feb 1845 – 16 Dec 1956
111 years, 309 days
  United States
16 Dec 1956 7 Jan 1957
(22 days)
Mathias Hansen Saether M 108 21 Oct 1848 – 7 Jan 1957
108 years, 78 days
  Norway
7 Jan 1957 4 Jan 1959
(1 yr, 362 days)
Catherine Waller F 108–110 1 Dec 1848 – 4 Jan 1959
110 years, 34 days
  United States
4 Jan 1959 7 Oct 1959
(276 days)
Christina Karnebeek-Backs F 109–110 2 Oct 1849 – 7 Oct 1959
110 years, 5 days
  Netherlands
7 Oct 1959 9 Oct 1960
(1 yr, 2 days)
Robert Alexander Early M 109–111 8 Oct 1849 – 9 Oct 1960
111 years, 1 day
  United States
9 Oct 1960 30 Dec 1964
(4 yrs, 82 days)
Mary Kelly F 109–113 7 June 1851 – 30 Dec 1964
113 years, 206 days
  United Kingdom
30 Dec 1964 5 June 1967
(2 yrs, 157 days)
James King M 110–112 15 Nov 1854 – 5 June 1967
112 years, 202 days
  United States
5 June 1967 21 Oct 1968
(1 yr, 138 days)
Narcissa Rickman F 111–113 13 Sept 1855 – 21 Oct 1968
113 years, 38 days
  United States
21 Oct 1968 4 May 1969
(195 days)
Marie Bernatkova F 110–111 22 Oct 1857 – 4 May 1969
111 years, 194 days
  Czech Republic
4 May 1969 11 Jan 1970
(252 days)
Ada Roe F 111 6 Feb 1858 – 11 Jan 1970
111 years, 339 days
  United Kingdom
11 Jan 1970 10 July 1972
(2 yrs, 181 days)
Kitty Harvey F 109–112 12 Jan 1860 – 10 July 1972
112 years, 180 days
  United States
10 July 1972 27 Feb 1973
(232 days)
Josefa Salas Mateo F 111–112 14 July 1860 – 27 Feb 1973
112 years, 228 days
  Spain
27 Feb 1973 18 Aug 1973
(172 days)
Alice Stevenson F 111–112 10 July 1861 – 18 Aug 1973
112 years, 39 days
  United Kingdom
18 Aug 1973 10 Jan 1974
(145 days)
Ettie Crist F 111 14 Feb 1862 – 10 Jan 1974
111 years, 330 days
  United States
10 Jan 1974 31 May 1975
(1 yr, 141 days)
Mito Umeta F 110–112 27 Mar 1863 – 31 May 1975
112 years, 65 days
  Japan
31 May 1975 16 Nov 1976
(1 yr, 169 days)
Niwa Kawamoto F 111–113 17 Sept 1863 – 16 Nov 1976
113 years, 60 days
  Japan
16 Nov 1976 5 Nov 1978
(1 yr, 354 days)
Alice Coles F 111–113 28 Aug 1865 – 5 Nov 1978
113 years, 69 days
  United States
5 Nov 1978 29 June 1979
(236 days)
Josefa Llovet F 111–112 25 Feb 1867 – 29 June 1979
112 years, 124 days
  Spain
29 June 1979 27 Jan 1981
(1 yr, 212 days)
Eliza Underwood F 112–113 15 Mar 1867 – 27 Jan 1981
113 years, 318 days
  United States
27 Jan 1981 8 Mar 1981
(40 days)
Augustine Tessier F 112 2 Jan 1869 – 8 Mar 1981
112 years, 65 days
  France
8 Mar 1981 13 Nov 1982
(1 yr, 250 days)
Nellie Spencer F 111–113 24 Aug 1869 – 13 Nov 1982
113 years, 81 days
  United States
13 Nov 1982 13 Oct 1983
(334 days)
Emma Wilson F 112–113 12 May 1870 – 13 Oct 1983
113 years, 154 days
  United States
13 Oct 1983 21 Oct 1986
(3 yrs, 8 days)
Augusta Holtz F 112–115 3 Aug 1871 – 21 Oct 1986
115 years, 79 days
  United States
21 Oct 1986 2 Feb 1987
(104 days)
Mary McKinney F 113 30 May 1873 – 2 Feb 1987
113 years, 248 days
  United States
2 Feb 1987 27 Dec 1987
(328 days)
Anna Eliza Williams F 113–114 2 June 1873 – 27 Dec 1987
114 years, 208 days
  United Kingdom
27 Dec 1987 11 Jan 1988
(15 days)
Florence Knapp F 114 10 Oct 1873 – 11 Jan 1988
114 years, 93 days
  United States
11 Jan 1988 4 Aug 1997
(9 yrs, 205 days)
Jeanne Calment F 112–122 21 Feb 1875 – 4 Aug 1997
122 years, 164 days
  France
4 Aug 1997 16 Apr 1998
(255 days)
Marie-Louise Meilleur F 116–117 29 Aug 1880 – 16 Apr 1998
117 years, 230 days
  Canada
16 Apr 1998 30 Dec 1999
(1 yr, 258 days)
Sarah Knauss F 117–119 24 Sept 1880 – 30 Dec 1999
119 years, 97 days
  United States
30 Dec 1999 2 Nov 2000
(308 days)
Eva Morris F 114 8 Nov 1885 – 2 Nov 2000
114 years, 360 days
  United Kingdom
2 Nov 2000 6 June 2001
(216 days)
Marie Bremont F 114–115 25 Apr 1886 – 6 June 2001
115 years, 42 days
  France
6 June 2001 18 Mar 2002
(285 days)
Maud Farris-Luse F 114–115 21 Feb 1887 – 18 Mar 2002
115 years, 25 days
  United States
18 Mar 2002 28 May 2002
(71 days)
Grace Clawson F 114 15 Nov 1887 – 28 May 2002
114 years, 194 days
  United States
28 May 2002 21 Aug 2002
(85 days)
Adelina Domingues F 114 19 Feb 1888 – 21 Aug 2002
114 years, 183 days
  United States
21 Aug 2002 29 Dec 2002
(130 days)
Mae Harrington F 113 20 Jan 1889 – 29 Dec 2002
113 years, 343 days
  United States
29 Dec 2002 28 Sept 2003
(273 days)
Yukichi Chuganji M 113–114 23 Mar 1889 – 28 Sept 2003
114 years, 189 days
  Japan
28 Sept 2003 13 Nov 2003
(46 days)
Mitoyo Kawate F 114 15 May 1889 – 13 Nov 2003
114 years, 182 days
  Japan
13 Nov 2003 29 May 2004
(198 days)
Ramona Trinidad Iglesias Jordan F 114 1 Sept 1889 – 29 May 2004
114 years, 271 days
  Puerto Rico
29 May 2004 27 Aug 2006
(2 yrs, 90 days)
Maria Capovilla F 114–116 14 Sept 1889 – 27 Aug 2006
116 years, 347 days
  Ecuador
27 Aug 2006 11 Dec 2006
(106 days)
Elizabeth Bolden F 116 15 Aug 1890 – 11 Dec 2006
116 years, 118 days
  United States
11 Dec 2006 24 Jan 2007
(44 days)
Emiliano Mercado del Toro M 115 21 Aug 1891 – 24 Jan 2007
115 years, 156 days
  Puerto Rico
24 Jan 2007 28 Jan 2007
(4 days)
Emma Tillman F 114 22 Nov 1892 – 28 Jan 2007
114 years, 67 days
  United States
28 Jan 2007 13 Aug 2007
(195 days)
Yone Minagawa F 114 4 Jan 1893 – 13 Aug 2007
114 years, 221 days
  Japan
13 Aug 2007 26 Nov 2008
(1 yr, 105 days)
Edna Parker F 114–115 20 Apr 1893 – 26 Nov 2008
115 years, 220 days
  United States
26 Nov 2008 2 Jan 2009
(37 days)
Maria de Jesus F 115 10 Sept 1893 – 2 Jan 2009
115 years, 114 days
  Portugal
2 Jan 2009 11 Sept 2009
(252 days)
Gertrude Baines F 114–115 6 Apr 1894 – 11 Sept 2009
115 years, 158 days
  United States
11 Sept 2009 6 Feb 2010
(148 days)
Wen Yangshi F 114 15 Apr 1895 – 6 Feb 2010
114 years, 297 days
  China
6 Feb 2010 2 May 2010
(85 days)
Kama Chinen F 114 10 May 1895 – 2 May 2010
114 years, 357 days
  Japan
2 May 2010 4 Nov 2010
(186 days)
Eugenie Blanchard F 114 16 Feb 1896 – 4 Nov 2010
114 years, 261 days
  France
4 Nov 2010 18 Nov 2010
(14 days)
Ana Nogueira de Lucas F 114 21 June 1896 – 18 Nov 2010
114 years, 150 days
  Brazil
18 Nov 2010 21 June 2011
(215 days)
Maria Gomes Valentim F 114 9 July 1896 – 21 June 2011
114 years, 347 days
  Brazil
21 June 2011 4 Dec 2012
(1 yr, 166 days)
Besse Cooper F 114–116 26 Aug 1896 – 4 Dec 2012
116 years, 100 days
  United States
4 Dec 2012 17 Dec 2012
(13 days)
Dina Manfredini F 115 4 Apr 1897 – 17 Dec 2012
115 years, 257 days
  United States
17 Dec 2012 12 June 2013
(177 days)
Jiroemon Kimura M 115–116 19 Apr 1897 – 12 June 2013
116 years, 54 days
  Japan
12 June 2013 1 Apr 2015
(1 yr, 293 days)
Misao Okawa F 115–117 5 Mar 1898 – 1 Apr 2015
117 years, 27 days
  Japan
1 Apr 2015 6 Apr 2015
(5 days)
Gertrude Weaver F 116 4 July 1898 – 6 Apr 2015
116 years, 276 days
  United States
6 Apr 2015 17 June 2015
(72 days)
Jeralean Talley F 115–116 23 May 1899 – 17 June 2015
116 years, 25 days
  United States
17 June 2015 12 May 2016
(330 days)
Susannah Mushatt Jones F 115–116 6 July 1899 – 12 May 2016
116 years, 311 days
  United States
12 May 2016 15 Apr 2017
(338 days)
Emma Morano F 116–117 29 Nov 1899 – 15 Apr 2017
117 years, 137 days
  Italy
15 Apr 2017 15 Sept 2017
(152 days)
Violet Brown F 117 10 Mar 1900 – 15 Sept 2017
117 years, 189 days
  Jamaica
15 Sept 2017 21 Apr 2018
(218 days)
Nabi Tajima F 117 4 Aug 1900 – 21 Apr 2018
117 years, 260 days
  Japan
21 Apr 2018 22 July 2018
(92 days)
Chiyo Miyako F 116–117 2 May 1901 – 22 July 2018
117 years, 81 days
  Japan
22 July 2018 19 Apr 2022
(3 yrs, 271 days)
Kane Tanaka F 115–119 2 Jan 1903 – 19 Apr 2022
119 years, 107 days
  Japan
19 Apr 2022 17 Jan 2023
(273 days)
Lucile Randon F 118 11 Feb 1904 – 17 Jan 2023
118 years, 340 days
  France
17 Jan 2023 Present
(1 year, 86 days)
Maria Branyas Morera F 115–117* Born 4 Mar 1907
117 years, 39 days
Living in
  Spain

Chronological list of the oldest living man in the world since 1951 change

  Validated   Under 110   Living   Pending   Unvalidated

From To Name Age when
oldest
Lifespan Country
of death
Un­known 27 Mar 1951 James Smith ?–108 10 July 1842 – 27 Mar 1951
108 years, 265 days
  United States
27 Mar 1951 12 Mar 1953
(1 yr, 350 days)
James Hard 107–109 15 July 1843 – 12 Mar 1953
109 years, 240 days
  United States
12 Mar 1953 10 Oct 1953
(212 days)
Karl Glockner 107 29 Dec 1845 – 10 Oct 1953
107 years, 286 days
  Germany
10 Oct 1953 17 Sept 1954
(342 days)
Wayland Newell 107–108 15 Sept 1846 – 17 Sept 1954
108 years, 2 days
  United States
17 Sept 1954 7 Jan 1957
(2 yrs, 115 days)
Mathias Hansen Saether 105–108 21 Oct 1848 – 7 Jan 1957
108 years, 78 days
  Norway
7 Jan 1957 9 Oct 1960
(3 yrs, 276 days)
Robert Alexander Early 107–111 8 Oct 1849 – 9 Oct 1960
111 years, 1 day
  United States
9 Oct 1960 9 Dec 1960
(61 days)
Willem Kostering 109 22 Nov 1851 – 9 Dec 1960
109 years, 17 days
  Netherlands
9 Dec 1960 12 Mar 1962
(1 yr, 93 days)
Sylvester Melvin 109–110 29 Nov 1851 – 12 Mar 1962
110 years, 103 days
  United States
12 Mar 1962 16 Mar 1962
(4 days)
Joseph Saint-Amour 110 26 Feb 1852 – 16 Mar 1962
110 years, 18 days
  Canada
16 Mar 1962 22 Nov 1962
(251 days)
William Smith 108 28 Feb 1854 – 22 Nov 1962
108 years, 267 days
  United States
22 Nov 1962 5 June 1967
(4 yrs, 195 days)
James King 108–112 15 Nov 1854 – 5 June 1967
112 years, 202 days
  United States
5 June 1967 21 Mar 1968
(290 days)
John Mosley Turner 110–111 15 June 1856 – 21 Mar 1968
111 years, 280 days
  United Kingdom
21 Mar 1968 24 Nov 1968
(248 days)
Eli Lindsay 110 28 Feb 1858 – 24 Nov 1968
110 years, 270 days
  Canada
24 Nov 1968 26 Dec 1968
(32 days)
John Chaney 109 12 Oct 1859 – 26 Dec 1968
109 years, 75 days
  United States
26 Dec 1968 22 Apr 1969
(117 days)
William Lamb 109 24 Nov 1859 – 22 Apr 1969
109 years, 149 days
  United States
22 Apr 1969 29 Dec 1969
(251 days)
Antonije Mladenović 108–109 30 June 1860 – 29 Dec 1969
109 years, 149 days
  Serbia
29 Dec 1969 2 Dec 1971
(1 yr, 338 days)
Theophilus May 108–110 5 Jan 1861 – 2 Dec 1971
110 years, 331 days
  United States
2 Dec 1971 5 May 1973
(1 yr, 154 days)
Friedrich Wedeking 109–110 10 Oct 1862 – 5 May 1973
110 years, 207 days
  Germany
5 May 1973 18 Oct 1974
(1 yr, 166 days)
Isaac Nathan Edwards 109–110 6 Dec 1863 – 18 Oct 1974
110 years, 316 days
  United States
18 Oct 1974 7 Jan 1977
(2 yrs, 81 days)
James Holt 108–111 25 Dec 1865 – 7 Jan 1977
111 years, 13 days
  United States
7 Jan 1977 17 Mar 1977
(69 days)
Jean Teillet 110 6 Nov 1866 – 17 Mar 1977
110 years, 131 days
  France
17 Mar 1977 20 Aug 1978
(1 yr, 156 days)
Charlie Nelson 109–110 21 Sept 1867 – 20 Aug 1978
110 years, 333 days
  United States
20 Aug 1978 5 Sept 1980
(2 yrs, 16 days)
Charlie Phillips 109–111 5 May 1869 – 5 Sept 1980
111 years, 123 days
  United States
5 Sept 1980 10 Apr 1982
(1 yr, 217 days)
Zachariah Blackistone 109–111 16 Feb 1871 – 10 Apr 1982
111 years, 53 days
  United States
10 Apr 1982 4 Mar 1983
(328 days)
James Nash 109–110 31 July 1872 – 4 Mar 1983
110 years, 216 days
  United States
4 Mar 1983 11 Aug 1983
(160 days)
Walter Wilcox 110 1 Nov 1872 – 11 Aug 1983
110 years, 283 days
  United States
11 Aug 1983 22 Dec 1983
(133 days)
Gregory Pandazes 110 15 Jan 1873 – 22 Dec 1983
110 years, 341 days
  United States
22 Dec 1983 15 Dec 1984
(359 days)
Randolph Davis 110–111 15 Oct 1873 – 15 Dec 1984
111 years, 61 days
  United States
15 Dec 1984 14 Dec 1986
(1 yr, 364 days)
Joe Thomas 109–111 1 May 1875 – 14 Dec 1986
111 years, 227 days
  United States
14 Dec 1986 5 Jan 1987
(22 days)
Herman Smith-Johannsen 111 15 June 1875 – 5 Jan 1987
111 years, 204 days
  Norway
5 Jan 1987 25 Nov 1988
(1 yr, 325 days)
Alphaeus Philemon Cole 110–112 12 July 1876 – 25 Nov 1988
112 years, 136 days
  United States
25 Nov 1988 10 June 1990
(1 yr, 197 days)
John Evans 111–112 19 Aug 1877 – 10 June 1990
112 years, 295 days
  United Kingdom
10 June 1990 18 June 1990
(8 days)
Henri Perignon 110 14 Oct 1879 – 18 June 1990
110 years, 247 days
  France
18 June 1990 16 Oct 1991
(1 yr, 120 days)
James Wiggins 110–112 15 Oct 1879 – 16 Oct 1991
112 years, 1 day
  United States
16 Oct 1991 14 June 1993
(1 yr, 241 days)
Frederick Frazier 111–113 27 Jan 1880 – 14 June 1993
113 years, 138 days
  United States
14 June 1993 20 Jan 1994
(220 days)
Josep Armengol-Jover 111–112 23 July 1881 – 20 Jan 1994
112 years, 181 days
  Spain
20 Jan 1994 25 Apr 1998
(4 yrs, 95 days)
Christian Mortensen 111–115 16 Aug 1882 – 25 Apr 1998
115 years, 252 days
  United States
25 Apr 1998 17 July 1998
(83 days)
Johnson Parks 113 15 Oct 1884 – 17 July 1998
113 years, 275 days
  United States
17 July 1998 25 Dec 1998
(161 days)
Walter Richardson 112–113 7 Nov 1885 – 25 Dec 1998
113 years, 48 days
  United States
25 Dec 1998 29 Apr 1999
(125 days)
Denzo Ishizaki 112 2 Oct 1886 – 29 Apr 1999
112 years, 209 days
  Japan
29 Apr 1999 15 Nov 1999
(200 days)
Antonio Urrea-Hernandez 111 16 Feb 1888 – 15 Nov 1999
111 years, 272 days
  Spain
15 Nov 1999 22 Nov 1999
(7 days)
Alejandro Rivera Santalla 111 28 Aug 1888 – 22 Nov 1999
111 years, 86 days
  Spain
22 Nov 1999 1 Mar 2001
(1 yr, 99 days)
John Painter 111–112 20 Sept 1888 – 1 Mar 2001
112 years, 162 days
  United States
1 Mar 2001 3 Jan 2002
(308 days)
Antonio Todde 112 22 Jan 1889 – 3 Jan 2002
112 years, 346 days
  Italy
3 Jan 2002 28 Sept 2003
(1 yr, 268 days)
Yukichi Chuganji 112–114 23 Mar 1889 – 28 Sept 2003
114 years, 189 days
  Japan
28 Sept 2003 5 Mar 2004
(159 days)
Joan Riudavets 113–114 15 Dec 1889 – 5 Mar 2004
114 years, 81 days
  Spain
5 Mar 2004 19 Nov 2004
(259 days)
Fred Hale 113 1 Dec 1890 – 19 Nov 2004
113 years, 354 days
  United States
19 Nov 2004 24 Jan 2007
(2 yrs, 66 days)
Emiliano Mercado del Toro 113–115 21 Aug 1891 – 24 Jan 2007
115 years, 156 days
  Puerto Rico
24 Jan 2007 19 June 2009
(2 yrs, 146 days)
Tomoji Tanabe 111–113 18 Sept 1895 – 19 June 2009
113 years, 274 days
  Japan
19 June 2009 18 July 2009
(29 days)
Henry Allingham 113 6 June 1896 – 18 July 2009
113 years, 42 days
  United Kingdom
18 July 2009 14 Apr 2011
(1 yr, 270 days)
Walter Breuning 112–114 21 Sept 1896 – 14 Apr 2011
114 years, 205 days
  United States
18 July 2009 14 Apr 2011
(1 yr, 270 days)
Horacio Celi Mendoza 112–114 23 Jan 1897 – 25 Sept 2011
114 years, 265 days
  Peru
25 Sept 2011 12 June 2013
(1 yr, 260 days)
Jiroemon Kimura 114–116 19 Apr 1897 – 12 June 2013
116 years, 54 days
  Japan
11 June 2013 13 Sept 2013
(94 days)
Salustiano Sánchez 112 8 June 1901 – 13 Sept 2013
112 years, 97 days
  United States
13 Sept 2013 26 Mar 2014
(194 days)
Ernest Peronneau 111–112 7 Mar 1902 – 26 Mar 2014
112 years, 19 days
  United States
26 Mar 2014 24 Apr 2014
(29 days)
Arturo Licata 111 2 May 1902 – 24 Apr 2014
111 years, 357 days
  Italy
24 Apr 2014 8 June 2014
(45 days)
Alexander Imich 111 4 Feb 1903 – 8 June 2014
111 years, 124 days
  United States
8 June 2014 5 July 2015
(1 yr, 27 days)
Sakari Momoi 111–112 5 Feb 1903 – 5 July 2015
112 years, 150 days
  Japan
5 July 2015 19 Jan 2016
(198 days)
Yasutaro Koide 112 13 Mar 1903 – 19 Jan 2016
112 years, 312 days
  Japan
19 Jan 2016 11 Aug 2017
(1 yr, 204 days)
Israel Kristal 112–113 15 Sept 1903 – 11 Aug 2017
113 years, 330 days
  Israel
11 Aug 2017 29 Jan 2018
(171 days)
Francisco Núñez Olivera 112–113 13 Dec 1904 – 29 Jan 2018
113 years, 47 days
  Spain
29 Jan 2018 20 Jan 2019
(356 days)
Masazo Nonaka 112–113 25 July 1905 – 20 Jan 2019
113 years, 179 days
  Japan
20 Jan 2019 21 Oct 2019
(274 days)
Gustav Gerneth 113–114 15 Oct 1905 – 21 Oct 2019
114 years, 6 days
  Germany
21 Oct 2019 24 Sept 2020
(339 days)
Tomas Pinales Figuereo 113–114 31 Mar 1906 – 24 Sept 2020
114 years, 177 days
  Dominican Republic
24 Sept 2020 12 Aug 2021
(322 days)
Emilio Flores Márquez 112–113 8 Aug 1908 – 12 Aug 2021
113 years, 4 days
  Puerto Rico
12 Aug 2021 18 Jan 2022
(159 days)
Saturnino de la Fuente Garcia 112 11 Feb 1909 – 18 Jan 2022
112 years, 341 days
  Spain
18 Jan 2022 2 Apr 2024
(2 yrs, 75 days)
Juan Vicente Pérez Mora 112–114 27 May 1909 – 2 Apr 2024
114 years, 311 days
  Venezuela
2 Apr 2024 Present
(10 days)
John Tinniswood 111* Born 26 Aug 1912
111 years, 230 days
Living in
  United Kingdom

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