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Haruno Yamashita
Haruno Yamashita
Haruno Yamashita at the age of 108.
Birth: 19 February 1905
Death: September 2019
Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan
Age: 114 years, 194-223 days
Country: JapanJPN

Haruno Yamashita [Japanese: 山下ハルノ] (19 February 1905 – fl. 1 September 2019) was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Haruno Yamashita was born in Japan on 19 February 1905. In September 2019, she was reported as the second-oldest living person in Fukuoka Prefecture, behind Kane Tanaka and third-oldest living person in Japan, behind Kane Tanaka and Shigeyo Nakachi. In June 2019, Haruno Yamashita reached the top 100 all-time validated persons rankings. She lived in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture.

Yamashita was last reported alive on 1 September 2019, at the age of 114 years, 194 days. On 1 October 2019, she went to limbo, since the oldest living person in Kurume was reported to be a 108-years-old woman. Yamashita is the oldest validated person ever to go on limbo.