Hide Kittaka

Hide Kittaka (Japanese: 橘髙ヒデ; 8 March 1907 – fl. 8 September 2018) was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was the oldest known living person in Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan.


Kittaka was born in Japan on 8 March 1907. In September 2018, she was reported as the oldest living person in Yamaguchi prefecture. She lived in Shunan. Her age was verified by Japan’s MHLW and Yu Li and validated by the GRG on 13 June 2019.

Kittaka was last reported alive on 8 September 2018 at the age of 111 years, 184 days. In September 2019, she went to limbo since the oldest living person in Yamaguchi Prefecture was reported to be Shigeko Nagatomi of Shimonoseki, born on 13 July 1908.


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