Emma Tillman

 

 

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Summary: oldest-known living person in the world at the time of her death who was born to former slaves and lived to see 21 American presidencies, who had amassed the title as world's oldest person just four days earlier in January 24, 2007 with the death of 115-year-old Emiliano Mercado del Toro of Puerto Rico, and whose four-day reign was the shortest on record.

 

 

Cause of Death: Old age

 

Born: November 22, 1892

 

Died: January 28, 2007

 

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut