Oldest Person in the World Dies
Emma Morano was born in 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy and was officially the last person born in the 1800s still living.
She sadly has died at the age of 117 in her home in the northern city of Verbania.
What a long, full life!
According to BBC News, she attributed her longevity to her genetics and a diet of three eggs a day, two of them raw.
Emma was the oldest of eight siblings.
Her life existed over three centuries. She witnessed two World Wars and more than 90 Italian governments.
RIP sweet Emma!