Re: Oldest person

Tony B. Csoka (
Sat, 31 May 1997 22:06:40 -0700 (PDT)

I heard on TV a couple of days ago that a woman has proof that she is
126 years old. She was from South America, possibly Brazil. Sorry I
can't tell you any more - I didn't see the full story. Maybe someone else
saw the whole feature (?)

BTW HotBot is a much more powerful search engine than Alta Vista.

Tony B. Csoka

On Sat,31 May 1997, Max More wrote:

> For something I'm writing, I'd like to be sure that I have the latest on
> the age of the oldest person (according to validated records). I don't have
> a current Guiness Book of Records and, to my surprise, I couldn't find it
> with a quick AltaVista search.
> As far as I know, the current record is 121 years and some months. Can
> anyone tell me if this has been beaten?
> Thanks,
> Max
> "Growing old is no more than a bad habit that a busy man has no time to form."
> Andre Maurois, The Art of Living
> Max More, Ph.D.
> Author: The Augmented Animal (Forthcoming: HardWired, 1998)
> President, Extropy Institute, Editor, Extropy
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