World’s Oldest Person Dies Aged 115

Category: Society / Dec 18, 2012 10:16AM EDT
Dina Manfredini, a 115-year-old woman from Iowa who was crowned the world's oldest person less than two weeks ago by Guinness World Records, died on Monday. According to Guinness World Records, Manfredini cleaned houses until she was 90 and lived independently until she was 110. Guinness said the world's oldest living person is now a Japanese man named Jiroemon Kimura, who is also 115 years old.