Chiyo Nonaka

  • Full name: Chiyo Nonaka [Japanese野中チヨ] 
  • Lifespan: 27.09.1911
  • Age: 112 years
  • Birthplace: JAPAN
  • Last residence: Hachioji, Tokyo Prefecture, JAPAN
  • Application date: 09.10.2021
  • Validation date: 31.10.2023
  • Validation source: MHLW, Japan/Waclaw Jan Kroczek/et al.


Chiyo Nonaka was born in Japan on September 27, 1911. In September 2021, she celebrated her 110th bithday. Chiyo Nonaka currently lives in Hachioji, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan at the age of 112. She is the second-oldest validated living person in Tokyo Prefecture behind Katsugo Tago. Despite her age, she enjoys watching the summer telecast of Koshien Baseball (National High School Baseball Championship).


Chiyo Nonaka’s age was verified by MHLW, Japan, and Waclaw Jan Kroczek, and validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) as of Oct. 31, 2023.

Chiyo Nonaka, aged 108, in September 2020. (Keiro no hi)

Chiyo Nonaka, aged 110, in September 2022. (Keiro no hi)

Chiyo Nonaka, aged 111, in September 2023 (Keiro no hi)

Photo courtesy of Hachioji City.