Annamah Abukutty at the age of 109.
|Birth:||31 March 1911|
Thachambadi, Tiruvannamalai, British Raj (now India)
|Age:||109 years, 292 days|
Annamah Abukutty (born 31 March 1911) is a Indian-born Malaysian centenarian who is currently the oldest known living person in Malaysia.
Annamah Abukutty was born in Thachambadi, Tiruvannamalai, British Raj (now India) on 31 March 1911 (she claims to have been born in 1910, but only registered a year later in 1911).
She married and had five children (including Subramanian Madackanu), two of whom remained in India. At the age of 18, she moved to Malaysia with her husband, who got a tree-cutting job in the country. Her husband died during the World War II between 1942 and 1943, after which she raised the family by providing her services and tree cutting part-time.
As of June 2020, she had two living children, 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, some of whom are in India.
On 19 June 2020, she was officially recognised as the oldest living woman in Malaysia by Malaysia Book of Records (MBR).
Annamah Abukutty currently lives with her son Subramanian Madackanu (aged 72 in June 2020) in Malaysia, at the age of 109 years, 292 days.
- Oldest woman shares secret The Star, 20 June 2020