The oldest person in the world, on August 4, 1997.


1.Jeanne Calment (February 21, 1875) [122 years 164 days] ***





2.Marie-Louise Meilleur (August 29, 1880) [116 years 340 days] **
3.Sarah Knauss (September 24, 1880) [116 years 314 days] **
4.Maggie Barnes (March 6, 1882) [115 years 151 days]
5.Anitica Butariu (June 17, 1882) [115 years 48 days]
6.Christian Mortensen (August 16, 1882) [114 years 353 days] *
7.Lucy Askew (September 8, 1883) [114 years 330 days]
8.Suekiku Miyanaga (April 7, 1884) [114 years 119 days]
9.Asa Takii (April 28, 1884) [114 years 98 days]
10.Bettie Chatmon (April 30, 1884) [114 years 96 days]
11.Tase Matsunaga (May 11, 1884) [114 years 85 days]
12.Amalia Ruggieri-Barone (October 6, 1884) [113 years 302 days]
13.Johnson Parks (October 15, 1884) [113 years 293 days] *
14.Annie Jennings (November 12, 1884) [113 years 265 days]
15.Yasu Akino (March 1, 1885) [112 years 156 days]
16.Bertha Flathers (March 30, 1885) [112] [112 years 127 days]
17.Tasa Hayasaka (July 1, 1885) [112 years 34 days]
18.Mary Arp (July 4, 1885) [112 years 31 days]
19.Nellie Richards (August 14, 1885) [111 years 355 days]
20.Ruby Gilliam (September 21, 1885) [111 years 317 days]
21.Walter Richardson (November 7, 1885) [111 years 270 days] *
22.Eva Morris (November 8, 1885) [111 years 269 days] **
23.Susie Nelson (November 12, 1885) [111 years 265 days]
24.Minnie Ward (November 19, 1885) [111 years 258 days]
25.Myrtle Dorsey (November 22, 1885) [111 years 255 days]
26.Masaki Moriyama (December 21, 1885) [111 years 226 days]
27.Martelle Murphy (January 5, 1886) [111 years 211 days]
28.Matsu Kayo (January 9, 1886) [111 years 207 days]
29.Annie Price (January 12, 1886) [111 years 204 days]
30.Frances Johns (February 3, 1886) [111 years 182 days]
31.Marie-Helene Chanteperdrix (March 5, 1886) [111 years 152 days]
32.Jeanne Dumaine (March 19, 1886) [111 years 138 days]
33.Marie Brémont (April 25, 1886) [111 years 101 days] **
34.Luce Maced (May 2, 1886) [111 years 94 days]
35.Agnes Bechtoldt (May 28, 1886) [111 years 68 days]
36.Jeanne Colas (June 9, 1886) [111 years 56 days]
37.Emma Duvoisin (July 5, 1886) [111 years 30 days]
38.Marie Bigue (September 10, 1886) [110 years 327 days]
39.Minera Bedford (September 13, 1886) [110 years 324 days]
40.Chiyo Kowada (September 16, 1886) [110 years 321 days]
41.Allie Wilkerson (October 7, 1886) [110 years 300 days]
42.Denzo Ishizaki (October 20, 1886) [110 years 287 days] *
43.Laura Svehaug (November 19, 1886) [110 years 257 days]
44.Louisa Delfino (December 10, 1886) [110 years 236 days]
45.Maud Farris-Luse (January 21, 1887) [110 years 194 days] **
46.Clara Huhn (January 28, 1887) [110 years 187 days]
47.Mary Anna Boone (February 10, 1887) [110 years 174 days]
48.Maria Sgroi (February 19, 1887) [110 years 165 days]
49.Sammie Howe (March 7, 1887) [110 years 150 days]
50.Marie-Louise Meunier (March 15, 1887) [110 years 142 days]
51.Agatha Mitchell (March 26, 1887) [110 years 131 days]
Tie.Maria De Vitis-Greco (April 1, 1887) [110 years 125 days]
Tie.Mary Randall (April 1, 1887) [110 years 125 days]
54.Maud Jones (April 6, 1887) [110 years 120 days]
55.Maria Laborie (April 26, 1887) [110 years 100 days]
56.Lora Trueblood (May 7, 1887) [110 years 89 days]
57.Hester Payne (May 8, 1887) [110 years 88 days]
58.Mary Ann Poole (May 31, 1887) [110 years 65 days]
59.Audrey Phillips (June 16, 1887) [110 years 49 days]
60.Henriette Megevand (June 24, 1887) [110 years 41 days]
61.Maria Casteur (June 26, 1887) [110 years 39 days]
62.Shie Kitai (June 28, 1887) [110 years 37 days]
63.Geertje Roelinga (June 29, 1887) [110 years 36 days]
64.Antonio Baldo (July 6, 1887) [110 years 29 days]
65.Melanie Dormois (July 8, 1887) [110 years 27 days]
66.Nelle Hunt (July 28, 1887) [110 years 7 days]