These are lists of the 100 known verified oldest people sorted in descending order by age in years and days.The oldest person ever whose age has been independently verified is Jeanne Calment (1875–1997) of France, who lived to the age of 122 years, 164 days.
The oldest verified man ever is Jiroemon Kimura (1897–2013) of Japan, who lived to the age of 116 years, 54 days.
As of 18 December 2019, the oldest known living person is Kane Tanaka of Japan, aged 116 years, 350 days.
The oldest known living man is Chitetsu Watanabe, also of Japan, aged 112 years, 288 days.
The 100 oldest women have, on average, lived several years longer than the 100 oldest men.
All the people on this list are supercentenarians, having reached an age of at least 110.