Worlds Oldest …

1. Worlds Oldest Building

Worlds Oldest …

Göbekli Tepe, Turkey. This neolithic sanctuary was built in 7560 BC and is located in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey.

2. Worlds Oldest Living Cat

Corduroy, aged 25 years 339 days as of 6 July 2015 is the oldest living cat and is located in Oregon, USA.

3. Worlds Oldest Monarch

Sobhuza II of Switzerland Reigned from 10th of December 1899 to 21st of August 1982 (82 years, 254 days)

4. Worlds Oldest Dog Ever

Bluey was an Australian cattle-dog who lived to be 29 years and 5 months, when he was put down on the 14th of November 1939.

5. Worlds Oldest Running Car

La Marquise is the world's oldest running car, as of 2011. It is an 1884 model.

6. Worlds Oldest Known Living Tree

This tree is 5,065 years old and is located in White Mountains, California, United States.

7. Worlds Oldest Human Ever

Jeanne Calment from France was born on 21st of Feburary, 1875 and passed away on 4th of Augest, 1997 making her 122 years, 164 days old.

8. Worlds Oldest Republic

San Marino is concidered the worlds oldest republic, it was formed on 3rd of September, 301.


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  • I had the privilege of seeing the world's oldest tree, named Methuselah. Virtually all dendrochronologists place it's age at around 4800 years. I think there might be some confusion with the Prometheus Tree, once located on Wheeler Peak, Nevada. Dendrochronologists placed its age at older than 5000 years. However, the Prometheus Tree was cut down in 1964. It was cut down, in what sounds like a sick joke I'm sure, in an attempt to find out how old it was. The story is muddled, but allegedly Donald Currey's bore got stuck in the tree. He requested the park service get it out, and the park service seems to have misunderstood and cut the tree down. As John Muir said of trees, God can protect them from fire, flood, and drought, but He cannot protect them from fools!

    Interesting note, the bristle cones provide climatologists and earth scientists with a very accurate record of North America's climate, going back to about 11,000 years when they examine the deadwood. They even tell us what volcanoes went off and when, even if that volcano is literally on the other side of the world. They are BEAUTIFUL trees. I encourage anyone to make the trip to see them. They remind me of Treebeard from the Lord of the Rings.

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