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At the time of her death, this supercentenarian was the oldest living woman and second oldest living person alive. She lived nineteen days past her 115th birthday.
A native of Tokyo, Japan, she later settled in the city of Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture.
In late 2011, after Chiyono Hasegawa passed away, Okubo earned the title of oldest living Asian woman.
How did Koto Okubo die?
She died of pneumonia at 12.00pm on January 12, 2013, just 19 days after celebrating her 115th birthday, and was succeeded as the oldest living woman by Misao Okawa.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Age of death||115 years|
|Birthday||December 24, 1897|
|Death date||January 12, 2013|
|Place of death||Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan|
|Place of burial||N/A|