Suwa Kondou
Suwa Kondou
Kondou at the age of 108.
Birth: 15 November 1897
Ena, Gifu, Japan
Death: 22 January 2008
Ena, Gifu, Japan
Age: 110 years, 68 days
Country: JapanJPN

Suwa Kondou (Japanese: 近藤すわ; 15 November 1897 – 22 January 2008) was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Kondou was born in Ena, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, on 15 November 1897.

On 12 July 2006, following the death of Koyumi Inoue, Kondou became the oldest living person in Gifu Prefecture. Her age was verified by Japan’s MHLW and Stefan Gelow, and validated by the GRG on 15 February 2008. She lived at the Omotoen Nursing Home (Japanese: 万年青苑) in Ena.

Kondou died of pneumonia in Ena, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, on 22 January 2008, at the age of 110 years, 68 days.



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