Iran's official IRNA news agency says Kafieh Torkashvand was born in 1870. She reportedly has two children, 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
The oldest person whose age has been confirmed was Jeanne Calment, a French woman who died in 1997 at the age of 122.
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