Kane Tanaka Death News: What Happened To Supercentenarian? Find Out Cause Of Death & Latest Details: Kane Tanaka, the world’s oldest person from the south-western Japanese city of Fukuoka passed away at the age of 119 on 19th April 2022. She was aged 119 years and 107 days at the time of her death according to the officials. She was known as one of the members of the Japanese supercentenarian, who was the world’s oldest verified living person following the death of Chiyo Miyako on 22nd July 2018. According to many reposts, japan has the largest number of supercentenarians in the world and she was one of them.
She was the oldest verified Japanese person and the second oldest verified person in the world. Follow Bulletin Zone for the latest news and updates.
Who Was Kane Tanaka? How Did She Die?
Tanaka was born as Kane Ota on 2nd January 1903 in the village of Wajiro (now part of Higashi-ku, Fukuoka), on the southern island of Kyushu. She married her cousin Hideo Tanaka in 1922, with whom she had two sons and two daughters. she ran various businesses including a noodle shop and a rice cake store
Kane had been living in a nursing home in Higashi-Ku, Fukuoka, since September 2018, and was reportedly still in good health on her 118th birthday. Tanaka was supposed to hold the Olympic torch at the 2020 Summer Olympics, but she withdrew from it due to concerns regarding an increase in COVID-19 cases in Japan.
What Is Kane Tanaka Cause Of Death?
Her hobbies included calligraphy and solving arithmetic problems in the afternoon and before going to bed and waking up at 6 am in the morning. She had five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Tanaka died in a hospital in Fukuoka, on 19 April 2022, nine days after becoming verified to be the second oldest person to have lived. Her death was announced on 25th April 2022. Local governor Seitaro Hattori hailed Tanaka’s life after she passed away on April 19.
“I was looking forward to seeing Kane-san on this year’s Respect for the Aged Day (a national holiday in September) and celebrating together with her favorite soda and chocolate,” he said in a statement on Monday. She was the 2nd oldest person after Frenchwoman Jeanne Louise Calment, who died aged 122 years and 164 days in 1997.