Kou Iijima
Kou Iijima
Birth: 25 March 1896
Death: 22 March 2009
Asahi, Chiba, Japan
Age: 112 years, 362 days
Country: JapanJPN

Kou Iijima (Japanese: 飯嶋こう; 25 March 1896 – 22 March 2009) was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was the oldest known person in Chiba Prefecture at the time of her death.


Kou Iijima was born on 25 March 1896 in Japan. On 24 November 2006, she was validated by the GRG, having been verified by Japan’s MHLW, Ken Matsuoka and Robert Young. She passed away on 22 March 2009 at the age of 112 years, 362 days. At the time of her death, she was the 11th-oldest validated living person in the world.


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