LongeviQuest is happy to announce the age validation of Take Abe at 112 years old. She was a Japanese supercentenarian believed to be the third-oldest living person in Japan just before her death in 1991.

Abe was born on 31 July 1879 in the village of Kitamatsuno which is later known as the city of Fuji in the present day.

She dropped out of Shizuoka Girls’ High School to marry a doctor from Ihara District and later had three children with him.

(Source: 日本百歳人名鑑)

(Source: 日本百歳人名鑑)

Abe enjoys talking with the staff of the nursing home she was in every day, and it is said that she does not want to be interfered with while talking.

Take Abe passed away on 15 October 1991, in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, when she was at the age of 112 years old.  Abe was declared as the third-oldest person in Japan, behind Waka Shirahama and Tane Ikai just two months before her death.

For more information, please view Take Abe’s Directory Profile here.