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‘World’s oldest ever person’ and last surviving woman from 1800s dies aged 124



'World’s oldest ever person' and last surviving woman from 1800s dies aged 124

A lady believed to be the oldest individual to ever stroll the earth and in addition the final surviving girl who was born in the nineteenth century has sadly handed away.


Francisca Susano, who was fondly referred to as Lola Iska, died on Monday night time, Nov. 22, at her residence within the Philippines.



She was reportedly 124 years outdated, making her the oldest individual ever.


The native authorities in her hometown of Kabankalan, in Negros Occidental, confirmed the information on social media.


On Fb, the Metropolis Authorities of Kabankalan mentioned: “It’s with disappointment in our coronary heart after we obtained the information that our beloved Lola Francisca Susano handed away early this Monday night November 22.



“Lola Iska is taken into account the oldest individual in Negros Occidental and the Philippines.


“Mayor Pedro Zayco, Vice Mayor Raul Rivera and all metropolis officers, in addition to all of the individuals of Kabankalan Metropolis, condoles and prays with the household of Lola Iska of their interval of bereavement.



“Lola Iska will at all times stay as our inspiration and pleasure.”


'World’s oldest ever person' and last surviving woman from 1800s dies aged 124


In keeping with officers, this supercentenarian was the world’s solely surviving individual born within the nineteenth century.



Paperwork present that she was born on September 11, 1897.


It’s believed that Lola survived this lengthy by having a nutritious diet that primarily consisted of greens and a little bit meat with no pork. She additionally credited not consuming alcohol as enjoying a giant function in her lengthy life.

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To date, authorities are not sure about the reason for Lola’s dying, in response to metropolis public info officer Jake Carlyne Gonzales, who spoke to CNN Philippines. Nevertheless, it’s unlikely that the reason for her dying was Covid-19, as she confirmed no outward signs of the sickness.



'World’s oldest ever person' and last surviving woman from 1800s dies aged 124


In keeping with native officers, Lola’s age surpassed earlier document holders by practically two years, although unbiased sources weren’t in a position to confirm this declare earlier than her dying.


As just lately as this September, the Guinness World Data was nonetheless going over the paperwork wanted for her to be formally declared because the world’s oldest individual.



At present, the official document holder for the oldest individual to ever reside belongs to Jeanne Calment who was born in 1875 and lived to be 122 years and 164 days outdated.


Her age was independently verified because the Frenchwoman handed away in 1997 after outliving each her daughter and grandson.

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