Oldest living person of the current times, Emma Morano of Italy, is celebrating her 117th birthday today on 29th November. At 117, Emma is the only confirmed living person to have born in the 18th century. She was born Emma Martina Luigia Morano on 29th November, 1899 in Civiasco, Vercelli, Italy.
She has been awarded with Guinness World Records certificate which recognizes her as the oldest living person in the world. She is also the oldest living Italian as she surpassed the age of Dina Manfredini. She was congratulated by Pope Francis on her 116th birthday. Emma remained single throughout her life and attributes her longevity to remaining single and eating three raw eggs everyday.