Misao Okawa, the world's oldest person celebrated her 116th birthday on Wednesday, February 5.Misao OkawaShe became the world's oldest person last June following the death of Jiroemon Kiruma, a Japanese man at 116 and she was presented with a certificate by the Guinness Book of Records officially r
World's oldest person celebrates her birthday: 'Eat and sleep and you will live a long time' Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman born in has told The Telegraph her recipe for longevity: eating lots of sushi and sleeping eight hours a night
World's oldest person, Misao Okawa, dies weeks after 117th birthday. Japan has the most centenarians in the world, with more than 58,000, according to the country’s government. About 87% of them are women.