Yoshi Kitamura
Yoshi Kitamura
Birth: 1 June 1901
Death: 29 May 2013
Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Age: 111 years, 362 days
Country: JapanJPN

Yoshi Kitamura (1 June 1901 – 29 May 2013) was a Japanese supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was the oldest known person in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, when she died.


Kitamura was born in Japan on 1 June 1901. Her age claim was verified by Japan’s MHLW and Anson Davis and was validated by the GRG on 7 October 2011. On 20 February 2013, aged 111, she became the oldest known person in Hyogo Prefecture following the death of 113-year-old Terue Ashida.

Kitamura died in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, on 29 May 2013 at the age of 111 years, 362 days - three days before what would have been her 112th birthday. Her successor as the oldest person in Hyogo Prefecture was Sugino Tamai (1902-2015).


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