Norwegian Church records, the accuracy of which is subject to dispute, also show what appear to be several supercentenarians who lived in the south-central part of present-day Norway during the 16th and 17th centuries, including Johannes Torpe — , and Knud Erlandson Etun — , both residents of Valdres , Oppland , Norway.
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In , Margaret Ann Neve , born in , became the first verified female supercentenarian. Jeanne Calment of France , who died in aged years, days, had the longest human lifespan documented. The oldest man ever verified is Jiroemon Kimura of Japan , who died in aged years and 54 days. Over 1, supercentenarians have been documented in history.
This is slowly changing as those born after birth registration was standardized in more countries and localities attain supercentenarian age. Research on the morbidity of supercentenarians has found that they remain free of major age-related diseases e. By measuring the biological age of various tissues from supercentenarians, researchers may be able to identify the nature of those that are protected from aging effects.
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According to a study of 30 different body parts from a year-old female supercentenarian, along with younger controls, the cerebellum is protected from aging according to an epigenetic biomarker of tissue age known as the epigenetic clock — the reading is about 15 years younger than expected in a centenarian. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Someone who has lived to or passed their th birthday. Je Retrieved 6 April Retrieved 24 April Demographic Research Monographs. Retrieved 13 April Account Options Sign in.
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This book describes a concerted, international research effort undertaken with the goal of establishing a database that allows the best possible description of the mortality trajectory beyond the age of The IDL contains exhaustive information on validated cases of supercentenarians people years and older and allows unbiased estimates of mortality after age The sixteen chapters of this book discuss age validation of exceptional longevity, data on supercentenarians in a series of countries, structure and contents of the IDL, and statistical analysis of human mortality after age Several chapters include short accounts of specific supercentenarians that add life to demographic research.
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