Kou Iijima

Mrs. Kou Iijima was born in Chiba, Japan, on 25 March 1896. She died on 22 March 2009 at age 112 years, 362 days, just three days away from her 113th birthday. She is the 31st oldest Japanese ever and among the 170 oldest people on record, tying with Maria Laqua at her age of 112 years 362 days.