World's oldest woman, 114, dies

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London, May 4 (ANI): Kama Chinen, from Okinawa in southern Japan, believed to be the oldest person in the world has died at the age of 114 years and 356 days old.

Before her death, Chinen topped a list of global "supercentenarians".

The list consisted of 74 women and three men over the age of 110 around the world, as compiled by the Gerentology Research Group, reports The Telegraph.

Chinen became the world's oldest known person when Gertrude Baines died in a Los Angeles hospital at 115 in September.

The oldest person is now 114-year-old Eugenie Blanchard, a French woman born on February 16, 1896, according to the research group. (ANI)

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