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October 10 2012

Georgian great-great grandmother who claimed to be world's oldest living person dies aged 132


She lived through the Russian Revolution and well over a century of history, but a Georgian woman who claimed to be the worlds oldest living person has died at the age of 132.

Antisa Khvichava, who lived in the remote mountain village of Sachino in Georgia, held Soviet-era documents which said she was born on 8 July 1880, but her age was contested and never proven.

The woman, who lived with her 42-year-old grandson in an idyllic vine-covered country house in the mountains, retired from her job as a tea and corn picker in 1965, when she was aged 85.

She was said to have had 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren and attributed her good health to drinking a small amount of local brandy every day.

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