Kane Tanaka: Oldest woman in the world celebrates 119th birthday

Tokyo, Japan:
The famous woman has just celebrated her 119th birthday. He reached the age of 118 in Japan. Congratulations to Ken Tanaka from around the world for this. According to Ken Tanaka’s family, Kane was born on January 2, 1903, 11 years before the outbreak of World War I. Kane expects to complete 120 years of his life. Ken currently lives in a nursing home in Fukuoka. Although they can no longer speak due to age, they communicate with the nursing home staff through gestures. According to The Japan Times, Ken Tanaka loves chocolate and Fijian drinks. They also like to play numbers games to pass the time. Only a year after the birth of Ken Tanaka, the Russo-Japanese War broke out. In 2019, when Kane was 116 years old, he was named “Oldest Man in the World”.

In 2020, she became the oldest person in Japan at 117 years and 261 days. According to the Guinness World Records website, Tanaka married her cousin in 1922 at the age of 19. The couple made a living running a pasta shop. Ken’s husband and eldest son fought in the Second Sino-Japanese War, which began in 1937. Ken Tanaka had cataract surgery at the age of 90 and colon cancer at the age of 103. According to The Times, Ken Tanaka will have five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren in 2020. “I hope they stay healthy and have more fun as they age,” Ken Tanaka, 62, told the Japan Times. Previously, some people had claimed he was older than Ken Tanaka. Last month, the “oldest person in China” and “oldest person of all time” died at the age of 135.

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