Oldest Person in China Dies Aged 135

© AFP 2022 / STRThis picture taken on August 16, 2013 shows a trophy for the 10 oldest people in China that Almihan Sayit received from the China Gerontological Society, in her home in Shule county of Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang region.
This picture taken on August 16, 2013  shows a trophy for the 10 oldest people in China that Almihan Sayit received from the China Gerontological Society, in her home in Shule county of Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang region.  - Sputnik International, 1920, 18.12.2021
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BEIJING (Sputnik) - China's oldest person, Alimihan Seyiti, passed away at the age of 135 in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Kashgar Prefecture authorities said on Saturday.
"The oldest person in China, Alimihan Seyiti, passed away in Kashgar on December 16, at the age of 135," the authorities said in a statement.
Seyiti was born on 25 June 1886 and resided in the village of Kumusherik, Shule County in the Kashgar Prefecture. In 2013, she was named the oldest person in the country by the China Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics.
According to her grandson, Seyiti led a simple lifestyle, loved to sing and sunbathe in her yard, was always happy and laughed a lot.
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