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Kane Tanaka

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Kane Tanaka (田中カ子, Tanaka Kane) (née Ota (太田, Ōta); 2 January 1903 – 19 April 2022) was a Japanese supercentenarian who, until her death at the age of 119 years and 107 days, was the oldest living person following the death of Chiyo Miyako on 22 July 2018. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kane Tanaka has received more than 4,125,333 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Kane Tanaka is the 345th most popular religious figure (up from 584th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Japan (up from 77th in 2019) and the most popular Japanese Religious Figure.

Kane Tanaka is most famous for being the first Japanese wrestler to hold the prestigious IWGP Heavyweight Championship.

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Among religious figures, Kane Tanaka ranks 345 out of 2,238Before her are Simeon Stylites, Pope Innocent V, Dionysius the Areopagite, Pope Clement III, Thích Nhất Hạnh, and Pope Nicholas III. After her are Pope Marcellus I, Pope Benedict III, Pope Sergius IV, Pope Marinus II, Pope Celestine IV, and Geli Raubal.

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Among people born in 1903, Kane Tanaka ranks 12Before her are Olav V of Norway, Georges Simenon, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, John Dillinger, Vladimir Horowitz, and Mark Rothko. After her are Habib Bourguiba, Fernandel, Galeazzo Ciano, Marguerite Yourcenar, Rudolf Abel, and Andrey Kolmogorov.

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Among people born in Japan, Kane Tanaka ranks 32 out of 6,048Before her are Hiroo Onoda (1922), Hattori Hanzō (1542), Yayoi Kusama (1929), Osamu Tezuka (1928), Lee Myung-bak (1941), and Ryūnosuke Akutagawa (1892). After her are Gichin Funakoshi (1868), Sadako Sasaki (1943), Himiko (175), Emperor Kōmei (1831), Tadao Ando (1941), and Morihei Ueshiba (1883).


Among religious figures born in Japan, Kane Tanaka ranks 1After her are Nichiren (1222), Dōgen (1200), Benkei (1155), Paulo Miki (1564), Mikao Usui (1865), Yamamoto Tsunetomo (1659), Sen no Rikyū (1522), Ikkyū (1394), Dom Justo Takayama (1552), Eisai (1141), and Saichō (767).

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