Shimoe Akiyama

Lifetime Duration: 115 years, 255 days

Akiyama was born in Japan on 19 May 1903. In 2017, she was recognised as the oldest living person in the Aichi Prefecture by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. Her age was officially validated by the Gerontology Research Group on 16 April 2018.

Following the death of Chiyo Miyako on 22 July 2018, Akiyama became the second-oldest living person in Japan and the third-oldest living person in the world. She died in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, on 29 January 2019 at the age of 115 years, 255 days.
Country: Japan