Violet Brown (1900-2017), the World’s Oldest Person in year 2017 honored in Jamaica

The GRG Director for Supercentenarian Research and Database Division, Mr. Robert Young is delighted to report that a new monument has been erected in honor of Violet Brown (1900-2017), the WORLD’s OLDEST PERSON in year 2017. The monument is located at her home in Trelawny, Jamaica. In this town, Violet Brown was born and spent her entire life.

Violet Brown was born in Jamaica on Mar. 10, 1900. She became the WORLD’s OLDEST PERSON following the death of Emma Morano on Apr. 15, 2017 and held the title until her own death on Sept. 15, 2017 at the age of 117.

GRG Director Robert Young visited Violet Brown himself in 2015 when she was 115 years old.