Tajikistan-World’s oldest woman dies aged 126

According to Daily Mail,A woman who claimed to be the oldest in the world has died at the age of 126 in Tajikistan, allegedly the last woman born in the 19th century.

Fotima Mirzokulova was born on March 13, 1893, in the time of Tsarist Russia, according to her passport. She lived through the Soviet era and later saw her homeland gain its independence in 1991.

Mrs Mirzokulova has left behind eight children and more than 200 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was buried on Saturday in the town of Dakhana in the north of the country, close to the border with Uzbekistan.

The mail added that Local media reported that  Mirzokulova  spent her life working in the kolkhoz – a cooperative farm – and continued to harvest cotton long after her retirement because she loved the job.

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