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Violet Brown

Meet super centenarian Violet Brown, the oldest person in world

A 117-year-old Jamaican woman has earned the title of the oldest person in the world.  Violet Brown, born in March 1900, is believed to be the world's oldest person. Super centenarian Violet Brown credits her ‘hard work’ for her long life. Following the death of Emma Morana of Italy – born November 29, 1889 – she is believed to have become the world’s oldest living person. Revealing secret of her long life, she once told a hometown newspaper that hard work, devotion to the Baptist church and respect for family,…