CHINA World's oldest married couple live in Henan

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World's oldest married couple live in Henan

China Daily

16:27, June 22, 2021

A couple in Ningling county in Henan province — the husband, who is 119, and his wife, who is 114 — were verified recently as the oldest married couple in the world by Carrying the Flag World Records. Their extended family has 100 members across six generations. (Photo: chinadaily.com.cn)

A couple in Ningling county, Henan province, was recently verified as the oldest married couple in the world by Carrying the Flag World Records, an organization similar to Guinness.

The aggregate age of the couple with the husband born in June 1902 and the wife in August 1907 was 232 years and 271 days, the certificate read.

The couple have five sons and two daughters, with the oldest child 85 years old and the youngest 56. The big family has more than 100 members in six generations.

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