Shin Matsushita

Date of birth: 30 March 1904
Age as on 27 August 2019: 115 years, 150 days

Shin Matsushita was born in Japan on 30 March 1904. On her 110th birthday, Matsushita was still living independently with her dog. One week before her 111th birthday, she was exercising her legs since she had a femur fracture. She has several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and also great-great-grandchildren. Matsushita was hospitalised at the end of May 2016 due to a bout of pneumonia and heart failure, but was able to recuperate by June.

Matsushita currently lives in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. She celebrated her 115th birthday in March 2019, becoming the 11th Japanese person to do so. In June 2019, she was hospitalised for low blood oxygen levels, but was discharged five days later. She was subsequently re-admitted to hospital, but was discharged again in July. She is the world’s third-oldest validated person behind Tanaka and Lucile Randon of France.
Country: Japan