verbania - The oldest woman in the world is almost birthday. The Italian Emma Morano is Tuesday 117 years.
It reports the Italian news agency ANSA. The mayor of the northern Italian city of Verbania comes to visit, like a film crew from German television.
On November 29, 1899, the Italian was born in the village Civiasco.
In her long life she has experienced three Italian kings, about a dozen presidents and eleven popes.
Morano- according to herself and her doctor- still in good health.