Woman who is claimed to be the oldest person in the world, Alimiha Seiti was reported to be born in 1886 and lives in China’s western Xinjiang Uyghur region, where she loves talking to visitors and often sings when she is in a good mood.
She celebrated her 131st birthday on sunday and had her 56 descendants in attendance.
The China News Service reports that Alimiha Seiti was born on June 15, 1886. Alimiha, who lives in Shule County in the Kashgar region of China’s western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Local doctor, Abdul Rusuli, reportedly checked her over on her birthday and found normal blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
Although Guinness World Records, with a different standard of proof of age, lists Jeanne Calment as the world’s oldest ever person, the Gerontological Society of China named Alimiha as the oldest person in the country and a London organization bearing Flag of World Records recognizes her claim to be the World oldest person.