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Chiyo Miyako
千代宮子
Born2 May 1901(1901-05-02)
Died22 July 2018
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NationalityJapanese
Known forOldest living verified person in the world (since 21 April 2018)
Oldest living person in Japan
(since 21 April 2018)[1]

Chiyo Miyako (千代宮子 Miyako Chiyo?, born May 2, 1901[2] - 22 July 2018) was a Japanese supercentenarian who was the oldest verified living person following the death of Nabi Tajima on April 21, 2018 until her death three months later.[3]

Upon the death of Violet Brown in September 2017, she became the second oldest living person. She would hold the title for six months until become the world's oldest living person.[4]

Miyako was born in the Kanagawa prefecture.[5]

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Records
Preceded by
Nabi Tajima
Oldest verified living person
21 April 2018 — 22 July 2018
Succeeded by
Kane Tanaka