Emma Martina Luigia Morano (29 November 1899 – 15 April 2017) was an Italian supercentenarian who, before her death at the age of 117 years and 137 days, was the world's oldest living person whose age had been verified, and the last living person to have been verified as being born in the 1800s. She is the oldest Italian person ever and the third-oldest European person ever behind Frenchwomen Jeanne Calment (1875–1997) and Lucile Randon (b. 1904).
Emma Martina Luigia Morano
29 November 1899
|Died||15 April 2017|
(aged 117 years, 137 days)
|Resting place||Cimitero di Pallanza, Italy|
(m. 1926; died 1978)
Supercentenarian who became one of the oldest persons still alive in the world as well as the oldest person still alive in Italy. She credited her ability to live a long life on eating raw eggs and not being in a relationship since 1938.
Her only child died at just six months old in 1937.
She was the oldest of eight children and grew up in a household.
In 2011, she was awarded the Knight of Order of Merit of the Italian Republic by President Giorgio Napolitano.
At the age of 118,
Emma Morano height is 1.52 m.
She and Jeanne Calment both lived past 110 years of age.
● Emma Morano was born on November 29, 1899 (age 117) in Italy ● She is a celebrity supercentenarian ● She died on April 15, 2017, Pallanza, Italy● She had 1 child 1 son● Her spouse is Giovanni Martinuzzi (m. 1926–1978)
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