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Anonymous of Tokyo
Anonymous of Tokyo
Anonymous in 2011.
Birth: 15 March 1900
Japan
Death: 27 September 2015
Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Age: 115 years, 196 days
Country: JapanJPN
Validated

Anonymous of Tokyo (15 March 1900 – 27 September 2015) was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of her death, she was the oldest living person in Japan. While her name was never publicly disclosed by Japan's MHLW, a photograph of her wall in a 2011 photo suggested her name was Harumi Nakamura.[1][2]

Biography

Anonymous of Tokyo was born in Japan on 15 March 1900. She was a resident of the district of Shibuya, Tokyo.

Following the death of 117-year-old Misao Okawa on 1 April 2015, she was recognized by Japan's MHLW as Japan's oldest living person. Her age was verified by Japan's MHLW and Anri Kusaku, and validated by the GRG on 1 July 2015.

She died in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan on 27 September 2015, at the age of 115 years, 196 days. Following her death, then-115-year-old Nabi Tajima became the oldest validated living person in Japan.

She is currently the oldest validated person ever from Tokyo Prefecture.

Worldwide Longevity Records

At the time of her death, she was the fourth-oldest living validated person in the world, after Susannah Mushatt Jones, Emma Morano, and Violet Brown. As of 2022, she is the 35th-oldest validated person on record.

References

  1. Link to photo
  2. ご長寿のお祝い 回心堂病院, 24 October 2011


Japan's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • TE)

Waka Shirahama • Tane Ikai • Sue UtagawaSuekiku Miyanaga • Asa Takii • Tase Matsunaga • Yasu Akino • Denzo Ishizaki • Kayo Fujii • Mie Ishiguro • Matsuno Oikawa • Yukichi Chuganji • Mitoyo Kawate • Ura Koyama • Yone Minagawa • Shitsu Nakano • Tsuneyo Toyonaga • Kaku Yamanaka • Kama Chinen • Chiyono Hasegawa • Jiroemon Kimura • Misao Okawa • Anonymous (Tokyo) • Nabi TajimaChiyo MiyakoKane TanakaFusa Tatsumi


Japan's Oldest Living Woman Titleholders (VE)

Sue Watanabe • Unknown • Tome Yoshida • Haru Komai • Ishi HayashiYoshigiku Ito • Tome Horigome • Haruno Shimada • Mito Umeta • Niwa Kawamoto • Isa Nakayama • Man Ichikawa • Koume Kabira • Matsu Yoshikuni • Koharu Kodaira • Oto Michii • Toka Miyata • Momu Okuma • Ine Tsugawa • Seki Takehara • Waka Shirahama • Tane Ikai • Sue Utagawa • Suekiku Miyanaga • Asa Takii • Tase Matsunaga • Yasu Akino • Kayo Fujii • Mie Ishiguro • Matsuno Oikawa • Mitoyo Kawate • Ura Koyama • Yone Minagawa • Shitsu Nakano • Tsuneyo Toyonaga • Kaku Yamanaka • Kama Chinen • Chiyono Hasegawa • Koto Okubo • Misao Okawa • Anonymous (Tokyo) • Nabi TajimaChiyo MiyakoKane TanakaFusa Tatsumi

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