Who Was Kane Tanaka Husband Hideo Tanaka And 4 Children? The spouse, sons, and daughters of the late world’s oldest person.
Kane Tanaka was a Japanese supercentenarian, who was the world’s oldest verified living person after the death of Chiyo Miyako, who was born on May 2, 1901, and died on July 22, 2018, at the age of 117.
Until her own death at the age of 119 years, 107 days, Tanaka is the oldest verified Japanese person and the second oldest verified person ever.
Tanaka was born on January 2, 1903, in Wajiro, and died in a hospital in Fukuoka, on 19 April 2022, at the age of 119, nine days after becoming the second oldest verified person ever. Her death was announced on April 25.
Tanaka has said that she would like to reach 120, but unfortunately, she passed away at the age of 119.
Who Was Kane Tanaka Husband Hideo Tanaka And 4 Children?
Kane got married to her cousin Hideo Tanaka in 1922. Together, the couple had two daughters and two sons. They also adopted their niece, who was the second daughter of Hideo’s sister.
The eldest daughter of Kane’s died shortly after her birth. Her second daughter passed away at the age of one in the year 1947. Her adopted daughter passed away in 1945, aged 23 due to an unspecified illness. The couple was employed in a store selling shiruko as well as Udon noodles.
Later, her husband was drafted to the military, in which he served from 1937 until 1939. One son of the couple was captured towards the end of World War II, as a military POW, and was detained in Siberia before being released and returning to his home in 1947.
After the World War II, the couple continued working in the store, along with Kane changing his religion into Christianity under the guidance of pastors stationed by the United States military.
After quitting their retail store at the age of 63, Kane traveled to the United States in the 1970s to visit family members who resided in California and Colorado. The death of her husband occurred in 1993, at 90 years old, after seventy years of marriage.