Kane Tanaka, a 116-year-old Japanese woman born on 2nd January 1903, who loves playing the board game Othello was honored as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records.
Kane Tanaka is the seventh among eight children. She married Hideo Tanakain 1922, and they had four children and adopted another child.
Kane Tanaka usually wake's up by 6 am and enjoys studying mathematics.
Kane Tanaka was officially on records recognized by the global authority in a ceremony at the nursing home where she lives in Fukuoka, Japan.
Another Japanese woman, Chiyo Miyako, who died in July 2018 at age 117 was the previous oldest person.
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