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Oldest Chinese person Alimihan Seyiti dies at 135

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Oldest Chinese person Alimihan Seyiti dies at 135

Alimihan Seyiti, the oldest person in China, died on Thursday at the age of 135 in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local authorities said on Saturday.

Hailing from Komuxerik Township of Shule County in Kashgar Prefecture, Alimihan Seyiti was born on June 25, 1886, according to the county’s publicity department.

In 2013, she topped the list of China’s oldest living persons issued by the China Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, formerly known as the Gerontological Society of China. She had a very simple and regular daily life until death.