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Haruno Shimada
Haruno Shimada
Birth: 24 December 1857
Japan
Death: 31 December 1969
Asahi Village (now Murakami), Niigata, Japan
Age: 112 years, 7 days
Country: JapanJPN
Unvalidated

Haruno Shimada [Japanese: 島田ハルノ] (24 December 1857 – 31 December 1969) was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Haruno Shimada was born in Japan on 24 December 1857. Her father lived to be 91, and her mother lived to be 88. At the time of her death, she had 5 living children, 12 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and 32 great-great-grandchildren.

Haruno Shimada died in Asahi Village (now Murakami), Niigata Prefecture, Japan, on 31 December 1969, at the age of 112 years, 7 days. Western media erroneously reported her age at death as 116, but Japanese media stated she died aged 112.

Potential Longevity Records

Haruno Shimada may have been the world's oldest person from the death of Marie Bernatkova on 4 May 1969 to her own death of 31 December 1969, being older than Ada Roe (who would be her successor).

References


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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