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How old is the oldest person in the world?
Question Date: 2006-01-13
Answer 1:

The oldest person who has ever lived and whose age was authenticated was Jeanne-Louise Calment. She was born in France in February 21, 1875 and lived 122 years and 164 days. She died in 1997.

The current oldest living person whose age has been authenticated is Elizabeth Bolden, who lives in the USA and on August 30th, 2005. She became the oldest person at the age of 115 years and 15 days.

The current oldest living male whose age has been authenticated is Emiliano Mercado del Toro, who lives in Puerto Rico and at the end of 2005 was 114 years 132 days.

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