Vietnamese woman may be world’s oldest living person

March 03, 2024

At 119 years old, Trinh Thi Khong, residing in Dong Nai, southern Vietnam, surpasses Maria Branyas Morera, an American woman acknowledged by the Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest known living person, by two years. The Long Khanh administration is currently workinh with Khong’s family members on gathering necessary documentation to officially recognize her as the world’s oldest living person, according to Do Chanh Quang, chairman of the local People’s Committee. According to recent statistics, Long Khanh City is home to 45 centenarians, with Khong being the oldest. Trinh Thi Khong (L) and her 81-year-old daughter Do Thi Ninh in Dong Nai Province, southern Vietnam. Then-Vietnamese State President Truong Tan Sang's birthday card issued in 2014 confirms that Trinh Thi Khong was born in 1905.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News

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