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This is a list of South Korean claims to supercentenarian status. As of yet, none of these have been verified - they are all unverified. Claims between 115-130 are longevity claims and claims over 130 are longevity myths.

Living South Korean supercentenarian claims

Below is a list of the living supercentenarian claims from South Korea. Those that are unvalidated have provided no documents to support the age claimed.
      Unvalidated

Province of
Rank Name Sex Birth Age as of 23 Jan 2022 birth residence
Kim So-yoon F 1907? 114 years, 23 days+? Ulsan Ulsan

List of South Korean supercentenarian claims (110-114)

      Deceased (Validated)       Living       Unvalidated

Province of
Rank Name Sex Birth Death/
Last
confirmed
alive
Age birth death
Kim Geum-hong [1] F 22 Mar 1899? 26 Mar 2013 114 years, 4 days? Chungnam Daejeon
Baek Kyung-sun [2] F 4 Sept 1903? fl.12 July 2017 113 years, 311+ days ? Gyeongnam
Yong Geum [3] F 6 Oct 1904? fl.13 June 2018 113 years, 250+ days? ? Chungbuk
Lee Sang-mook [4] F 17 Jan 1891 Jan/Jun 2004 113 years, 167+ days ? ?
Kim So-yoon [5] F 1907? Living 114 years, 23 days+? Ulsan Ulsan
Kim Eom-Gok [6] F 7 Nov 1897 fl.24 Feb 2011 113 years, 107+ days ? Gyeonggi
Moon Dae-jeon [7] F 7 June 1909? 13 May 2021 111 years, 340 days? South Jeolla Daegu
Shin Hang Nyeon [8] F 1 Jan 1901? fl.11 Apr 2012 111 years, 101+ days ? Jeju
Um Ok-gun [9] F 19 Nov 1895? 5 Dec 2006 111 years, 16 days? Chungnam Daejeon
Shin Hyo Sik [10] M 1 Oct 1897? fl.19 Dec 2007 110 years, 79+ days ? Chungbuk
Pyo Clan [11] F 5 Oct 1896? fl.7 Dec 2006 110 years, 64+ days ? Chungnam
Kim Heung Soon [12] M 1895? fl.May 2005 110 years, 0+ days ? Incheon

South Korean emigrants supercentenarians

      Deceased (Validated)       Living       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Death/
Last
confirmed
alive
Age Province of birth Country of death
Ja Hyung Lee M 27 Aug 1910 Living 111 years, 149 days Busan CanadaCAN
Sun Choe F 28 May 1908 fl.1 July 2019 111 years, 35+ days ? United StatesUSA
Pei Punson F 20 Mar 1886 4 May 1996 110 years, 45 days ? JapanJPN

References

  1. 대전 '최고령' 114세 김금홍 할머니 별세 | 연합뉴스 Yonhap News (연합뉴스), 27 June 2013
  2. 43년간 며느리와 함께 살며 최장수 어르신으로 소문난 할머니 West Gyeongnam Newspaper, 12 July 2017 • 인간극장, 04년생 경순 할매 거창 114세 시어머니 백경순 할머니 며느리 서종순 사위 재혼 움딸 장혜경 세 여자의 이야기 Youtube (video no longer available)
  3. 옥천 114살 최고령 할머니 투표완료…할머니들의 투표 이모저모 kmib.co.kr, 13 June 2018
  4. Limbo (no updates within two years) - VERIFIED SUPERCENTENARIAN CASES --LISTED CHRONOLOGICALLY BY DEATH DATE Gerontology Research Group (Archived)
  5. 울산 최고령(111세) 김소윤 할머니 “백년을 살고 십년을 더 살아보니…” Ksilbo, 1 May 2018
  6. 114-year-old Korean applies for Guinness Book's oldest person title Yonhap News Agency, 24 February 2011 (Archived)
  7. 선거마다 소중한 한표…대구 최고령 유권자 112세 할머니 별세 Joong-ang Ilbo, 13 May 2021
  8. 총선현장 제주서 112세 할머니 투표 Yonhap News (연합뉴스), 11 April 2012
  9. 실제 나이 국내 최고령은 109세 최애기 할머니 Joong-ang Ilbo, 30 September 2004 • 112세, 우리나라 최고령 Hongseong Newspaper, 8 December 2006
  10. 충북도내 남자 최고령 신효식 할아버지 투표참가 inews365.com, 19 December 2007
  11. 421회 순간포착 세상에 이런 일이 AllVod, 7 December 2006
  12. 4.30 재보선 이모저모 Incheon Ilbo (dead link?)
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