Yone Minagawa

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Birth Name: Yone Minagawa

Occupation: Supercentenarian

Place Of Birth: Japan

Date Of Birth: January 4, 1893

Date Of Death: August 13, 2007

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Japanese

Yone Minagawa was born on the 4th of January, 1893. She was best known for being a Supercentenarian. Recognized as the oldest living person in the world during a period lasting from late January of 2007 until her death in August of that year, this Japanese supercentenarian lived well past her 114th birthday.

Yone Minagawa was born in Japan. In her early years, she supported her family by working as a produce merchant at a Japanese coal mine. In 2005, following the death of Ura Koyama, she became the oldest living Japanese citizen. Two years later, when American supercentenarian Emma Tillman passed away, she earned the title of world’s oldest living person.

Yone Minagawa was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Yone Minagawa was born in 1890s.

Yone Minagawa is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Yone’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Yone Minagawa’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Yone Minagawa’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Yone Minagawa kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Yone Minagawa was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Yone Minagawa
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Yone Minagawa was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Yone Minagawa was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Yone Minagawa had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Yone Minagawa’s birth sign is Capricorn and she had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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