In Japan, died the oldest man on the planet
The statue was 117 years old.
TOKYO, July 26. /TASS/. The oldest inhabitant of the Earth — Japanese Tie Miyako — passed away at the age of 117 years in Yokohama city. This was announced by the Ministry of health, labour and welfare of Japan.
Happy belated birthday to Chiyo Miyako of Japan, who yesterday turned 117 and is not only the oldest human alive, but the last living person from the 19th century. pic.twitter.com/dRGYnYGgce
— Chris Knight (@ChrisKnightfilm) 3 may 2018.
Ment Miyako was born may 2, 1901. Now the title of oldest person on the planet went to her compatriot Kane Tanaka, born January 2, 1903.