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Qiu Fuzhen
Qiu Fuzhen
Qiu Fuzhen on her 111th birthday in April 2021.
Birth: 1 May 1910
Chongqing, Qing dynasty (now China)
Age: 111 years, 268 days
Country: ChinaCHN

Qiu Fuzhen [Chinese: 邱福珍] (born 1 May 1910) is a Chinese supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Qiu Fuzhen claims to have been born on 1 May 1910 (22 March by lunar calendar) in Linfeng Community, Jiangjin District, Qing dynasty (now China). She had five sons (one dead as of 2021) and a daughter. Her oldest son will turn 91 in 2021.

On 5 January 2017 (8 December 2016 by lunar calendar), Qiu went with her granddaughter at Laba Festival in Jiangjin District. She ate porridge. Two years after, Guo Lin [Chinese: 郭林], recalling her taste for porridge, delivered her some Laba congee.

In December 2017, Qiu was reported to be the sixth-oldest living person in Jiangjin District. She lives generally two monthes in each of her sons' house. She is not ill, has a soft and joyful personnality, likes watching television but especially speaking with other people. She eats mush, and drinks a carton of milk each morning.

In April 2021, Qiu celebrated (by lunar calendar) her 111th birthday at an hotel. She was congratulated by the local Civil Affairs Bureau. At that time, she had 30 grandchildren, and more than 100 great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, with a total of 143 descendants (the younger aged 2). Her descendants live in Xinjiang, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Fujian, Guangdong, Sichuan, Guangxi and other places, and they were so numerous that some ones didn't know each other.

In October 2021, Qiu was reported to be the oldest living person in Jiangjin District, Chongqing.

Qiu Fuzhen currently lives in Linfeng Community, Jiangjin District, Chongqing, China, at the age of 111 years, 268 days.