World’s Oldest Person Dies at Age 124

Slashdot reader ellithligraw brings the news that the oldest person on earth has died in the Philippines this week at age 124. CNN Philippines reports: Susano was born on Sept. 11, 1897, which was before the country became independent from Spanish rule. As of September this year, Guinness World Records was still verifying the documents needed for her to be officially declared as the world's oldest living person. NextShark calls Susano "the last surviving person born in the 19th century." And they add that, according to Manila Bulletin, "Susano has 14 children. One of them is considered a centenarian at the age of 101."

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