How Koto Okubo Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Koto Okubo reached the unbelievable age of 115 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous supercentenarian.

Biography - A Short Wiki

At the time of her death, this supercentenarian was the oldest living woman and second oldest living person alive. She lived nineteen days past her 115th birthday.

A native of Tokyo, Japan, she later settled in the city of Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture.

In late 2011, after Chiyono Hasegawa passed away, Okubo earned the title of oldest living Asian woman.

How did Koto Okubo die?

Koto Okubo's death was caused by Pneumonia.

She died of pneumonia at 12.00pm on January 12, 2013, just 19 days after celebrating her 115th birthday, and was succeeded as the oldest living woman by Misao Okawa.

Information about the death of Koto Okubo
Cause of deathPneumonia
Age of death115 years
ProfessionSupercentenarian
BirthdayDecember 24, 1897
Death dateJanuary 12, 2013
Place of deathKawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Place of burialN/A