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Infographic: How to live to 110

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On 29th November 2016, Emma Morano, then the world’s oldest known person, turned 117. When she died in Italy a few months later, it marked the passing of the last person who was known to have been alive during the 19th century (Emma was succeeded by Violet Brown of Jamaica, who was born on 10th March 1900).

Check out the infographic above to see the vital statistics of Emma’s 30 predecessors as longest surviving human – including the lifestyle hacks which the supercentenarians credit with their impressive longevity. Somewhere in there you might find the secret of living to eleventy and beyond…

This infographic was published in DG#25. Pick up a copy in our online shop or take out an annual subscription using the promotion code ‘SLOWPOST’ and you’ll get our current issue for free.

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