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Wang Zhanwen
Wang Zhanwen
Wang Zhanwen on her 114th birthday.
Birth: 15 April 1907
Qing dynasty (now China)
Age: 114 years, 281 days
Country: ChinaCHN

Wang Zhanwen [Chinese: 王占文] (born 15 April 1907) is a Chinese supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Wang Zhanwen claims to have been born on 15 April 1907 in Qing dynasty (now China). She was a farmer. She had at least one son, Bi Shiguang [Chinese: 毕式广] (aged 74 as of 2021).

In May 2018, Wang was invited to watch an artistic show organized by several Jiaozuo insurance companies. In December 2018, she was named the oldest "National Healthy Elderly" for the second time.

Since at least 2019, Wang was reported to be the oldest living person in Jiaozuo. In October 2020, she was visited by Bo'ai County's governor Zhang Honwei [Chinese: 张红卫] and deputee-governor Ding Aixiang [Chinese: 丁艾香].

In April 2021, Wang celebrated her claimed 114th birthday with her relatives. She was still able to walk with a cane. She was vaccinated against COVID-19 on 23 August 2021.

Wang currently lives in Xiazhuang Village, Bo'ai County, Jiaozuo, Henan, China, at the age of 114 years, 281 days.