Emma Morano

1899 - 2017

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Emma Martina Luigia Morano (29 November 1899 – 15 April 2017) was an Italian supercentenarian who, before her death at the age of 117 years and 137 days, was the world's oldest living person whose age had been verified, and the last living person to have been verified as being born in the 1800s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emma Morano has received more than 3,311,255 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Emma Morano is the 691st most popular religious figure (down from 683rd in 2019), the 933rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 929th in 2019) and the 266th most popular Italian Religious Figure.

Emma Morano is most famous for being the oldest living person in the world. She was born on November 29, 1899 and is 116 years old.

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Among religious figures, Emma Morano ranks 691 out of 2,272Before her are Piruz Nahavandi, Antipope Anacletus II, Robert of Molesme, Tryphon, Respicius, and Nympha, Joan Enric Vives Sicília, and Gemma Galgani. After her are Jacob Frank, Al-Nasa'i, Adnan, Apollinaris of Ravenna, Sun Myung Moon, and Brother Roger.

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Among people born in 1899, Emma Morano ranks 33Before her are Gustav Heinemann, Cevdet Sunay, George Cukor, Albert Claude, Bertil Ohlin, and Max Theiler. After her are Suzanne Lenglen, Bronislav Kaminski, P. L. Travers, James Cagney, Georg von Békésy, and Jean Moulin. Among people deceased in 2017, Emma Morano ranks 41Before her are Hans Georg Dehmelt, Slobodan Praljak, Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, Peter L. Berger, Lotfi A. Zadeh, and Liliane Bettencourt. After her are Liu Xiaobo, Harry Dean Stanton, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Danielle Darrieux, John Surtees, and Adnan Khashoggi.

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Among people born in Italy, Emma Morano ranks 933 out of 4,088Before her are Franco Modigliani (1918), Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (1723), Alessandro Algardi (1595), Giuliano da Sangallo (1445), Gemma Galgani (1878), and Dino De Laurentiis (1919). After her are Alberto Sordi (1920), Francesco II Sforza (1495), Eleonora Gonzaga (1630), Beatrice of Naples (1457), Pietro Pomponazzi (1462), and Theognis of Megara (-570).


Among religious figures born in Italy, Emma Morano ranks 266Before her are John of Capistrano (1386), Pope Leo VIII (900), Saint Cajetan (1480), Frances of Rome (1384), Antipope Anacletus II (1090), and Gemma Galgani (1878). After her are Antipope Boniface VII (1000), Antipope Ursicinus (400), Antipope Nicholas V (1260), Saint Susanna (280), Peter Chrysologus (380), and Giovanni Battista Re (1934).