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Tao Ruisheng
Tao Ruisheng
Birth: 16 July 1910
Qing dynasty (China)
Age: 111 years, 345 days
Country: ChinaCHN

Tao Ruisheng [Chinese: 陶瑞生] (born 16 July 1910) is a Chinese supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Tao Ruisheng was allegedly born on 16 July 1910 by solar calendar. He made primary studies. He is a former team leader and village leader.

Tao had a son (aged 84 in 2018) and two daughters. He always lived with his son's family. He never argued with his wife. She died when he was 100.

In July 2018, Tao fell and had a fracture. In October 2018, he was reported to be bedridden most of the time, but to still have a good appetite.

Since October 2020, Tao was reported as the oldest living man in Shanghai; his predecessor, Song Honggen, went to limbo. At the time, he was living with five generations in the same house, the eldest of the fifth generation being to university.

Tao Ruisheng currently lives in Datuan Town, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China, at the age of 111 years, 345 days.