The World’s Oldest Person, Emma Morano, Has Died at Age 117

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The oldest person in the world, Emma Morano, has died at the age of 117. The single supercentenarian, who lived in northern Italy, attributed her longevity to eating three raw eggs a day and not dealing with the foolishness of men since leaving her husband way back in 1938. “I didn’t want to be dominated by anyone,” she told the New York Times in 2015. It’s thought she was the last living person to have been born in the 19th century.

The World’s Oldest Person, Emma Morano, Has Died at Age 117