Emma Morano

Italian supercentenarian wha wis, at the age o 117 years, 137 days

Emma Martina Luigia Morano (29 November 1899 – 15 Aprile 2017) wis an Italian supercentenarian wha wis, at the age o 117 years, 137 days,[lower-alpha 1] the warld's auldest livin person whase age is verified, an the last livin person verified tae hae been born in the 1800s.

Emma Morano
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Emma Morano in 1930
BornEmma Martina Luigia Morano
29 November 1899[1]

Civiasco (Vercelli), Kinrick o Italy
Died15 Aprile 2017 (aged 117 years, 137 days)
ResidencePallanza (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola), Italy
Kent forAuldest livin person
(syne 13 Mey 2016)
Auldest verified Italian person ever
Last livin person verified born in the 1800s
Hauf-marrae(s)Giovanni Martinuzzi (1901–1978)
(m. 1926–1978; his death)[2]
Childer1 son (1937–1937)


  1. The date leetoy here is the date verified bi Guinness World Records an Gerontology Research Group. Houever, some sources, includin in some cases Morano hersel,[1][2][3][4] cite Morano's birthday at 27 November 1899, which would mak her twa days aulder.


  1. "Oldest Validated Living Supercentenarians". Gerontology Research Group. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
  2. "Auguri alla nonna d'Italia che ha visto 10 Papi" (in Italian). San Francesco. Retrieved 2013-05-05.