Ajapsoltan Hajieva, a resident of Mary province, turned 120 this year. The Turkmen woman, who was born in 1900, is consider the oldest living woman in the world. The newspaper «Turkmenistan» reports this.
Ajapsoltan Hadjieva was born in gengeshlik Babasary Mary etrap of Mary velayat. In her youth, she was engaged in farming, weaving, and looking after cattle. She has always been highly respected among the villagers. Her husband, Haji Aga, died of an early illness.
Having survived the hard days of the war years, she worked tirelessly, performing women and men's work, all for the sake of her only son ATA, so that he did not need anything. Ata Hadjiev grew up a respected man among the people. Although Ata Aga is now 86 years old, he is very active and lives peacefully and happily with his wife Tazegul.
His 120-year-old mother Ajapsoltan lead a healthy lifestyle and shares her health secrets with her grandchildren. In her opinion, to live happily ever after, you need to lead an honest life, not run away from physical labor and eat right.
"You have to walk a lot, control what you eat and drink, and, most importantly, peace within us and a calm, peaceful life in our country," Ajapsoltan is sure.
Her son and daughter-in-law gave her 12 grandchildren. Now she has 67 great-grandchildren and 32 great-great-grandchildren.
This year, the centenarian was award the jubilee medal "75 years of Victory in the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945".
According to Wikipedia, Kane Tanaka from Japan has been named the oldest person in the world and is listed in the Guinness book of world records as the longest-lived person in the world. She is now 117 years old. Tanaka confidently says that he will live to be 120 years old. A Japanese woman was listed as the world's oldest resident last year at the age of 116. She managed to keep her name on the list again this year. Previously, the oldest living person in the world was another Japanese, Tio Miyako. He died in July 2018 at the age of 117. Today, Japan is known as the longest-lived country in the world. A large number of people over the age of 100 are officially registered in the country.
Today, we have every reason to assume that today 120-year-old Turkmen woman Ajapsoltan Hadjieva is the longest-lived person in the world.