World's oldest person dies

At the age of 115, the world's oldest person has died.

Dina Manfredini passed away in a retirement centre in Iowa yesterday.

She claimed the title for just 13 days, after being crowned by Guinness World Records two weeks ago.

The title has now passed to a Japanese man, who is just 15 days younger than Manfredini.

Jiroemon Kimura celebrated his 115th birthday with family earlier this year.

He attributes long life to sunlight and an active mind.


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