Ida Wilhelmine Schorn (née Plath) is a Polish-born American supercentenarian who was the second-oldest resident of the United States upon her death, after Mary Bittlebrun. Her age has been validated by the European Supercentenarian Organisation (ESO) and recognised by LongeviQuest (LQ).
Anna Styś (née Rudnik) was a Polish supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LongeviQuest. At the time of death, she was the second-oldest living person in Poland.
Rose Girone (née Raubvogel) is a Polish-born American supercentenarian whose age has not been validated by LongeviQuest (LQ). She is the oldest living Holocaust survivor and one of the oldest Jews in the world.
Augusta Louise Holtz (née Hoppe) has retroactively been recognized as the world’s oldest person by Guinness World Records from the death of Mathew Beard (validation disputed) on 16 February 1985 to her own death, aged 115 years, 79 days. She was also the oldest validated person ever recorded until Jeanne Calment surpassed her record on 12 May 1990.
Irena Siła-Nowicka is a Polish supercentenarian whose age has not been validated by LongeviQuest (LQ). She is the oldest living person in Warsaw and the third-oldest in Poland.
Rosa Rein was a Polish-Swiss validated supercentenarian. Rein had been the oldest living person in Switzerland since 3 September 2006, following the death of 110-year-old Anna Ringier-Kieser. Since 20 June 2008 she has held the record for being the oldest Swiss ever, still holding this record today.
Tekla Juniewicz was an Austro-Hungarian-born Polish supercentenarian who is the longest-lived person in the history of Poland whose age was validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was the first validated supercentenarian in Poland’s history to have reached the ages of 112, 113, 114, 115, and 116. She was also the second-oldest validated living person in Europe and in the world at the time of her death, after Lucile Randon.
Born in what at the time was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now modern-day Ukraine), Juniewicz had lived in Gliwice, Poland since the end of the Second World War. She had been the oldest living person in Poland from the death of Jadwiga Szubartowicz on 20 July 2017, until her own death five years later.
Israel Kristal, originally “Izrael”, sometimes transliterated “Yisrael Kristal”, was a validated Polish-born Israeli supercentenarian who was recognised as the World’s Oldest Man from the death of Yasutaro Koide on 18 January 2016 until his own death on 11 August 2017. He was also the oldest (known) living Holocaust survivor at the time of his death. He is also the second-oldest European-born man ever, behind Joan Riudavets Moll.