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These 5 Ladies Are The Final People Born In The 1800s

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These 5 Ladies Are The Final People Born In The 1800s

Your life expectancy greatly various depending on a combination of factors including your gender, political unrest and war, your daily diet, exposure to disease and the quality of healthcare in your home country.

Worldwide the average according to the United Nations World Population Prospects is 68.5 years for men and 73.5 for females. Women on average live longer than men in all countries. Anything above those two figures and worldwide you're outlasting the average.

But the following 5 women have all set various records of their own, each having surpassed a century on Earth. Each woman was born during the 1800s but today are all still in relatively good health. A remarkable feat when you consider the odds against them.

Collectively they've survived through two World Wars, experienced the first airplane to take to the skies, held their breath as they watched mankind step onto the moon and watched the rise of television and the internet in their lifetime.

They've also had to endure the passing of loved ones but have been lucky enough to witness the joyful arrival of new generations. Together they have experienced the highs and lows of a lifetime and more.

Each woman has now made it into the official Guinness Book of World Records on account of being the last 5 individuals born over a century ago.

So what's the secret to a long life?

Few surprises in truth, each of them agreed that getting regular sleep, being active, daily exercise and enjoying good food were all vital to keeping the lights burning bright.

115-Year-Old Susannah Mushatt Jones From United States (Born On July 6, 1899)

World’s Oldest Living Person: 116-Year-Old Misao Okawa From Japan (Born On March 5, 1898)

116-Year-Old Gertrude Weaver, The Second-Oldest Person In The World And The Oldest Person In America (Born On July 4, 1898)

115-Year-Old Emma Morano From Italy, The Oldest Person In Europe (Born On November 29, 1899)

115-Year-Old Jeralean Talley From United States (Born On May 23, 1899)

Do you think that someday perhaps you'll be able to match or even outlast them? Surely you've not seen everything the world has to offer just yet....?

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