Hypothetical List of longest-living state leaders (31 December 2027)

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This article lists all the Longest-known living or deceased heads of state or heads of government of sovereign states (often a president or prime minister), born no earlier than 1800, and whose ages are documented in reliable sources. Those currently living are in bold on gold. The longest-lived non acting state leader with known exact dates of birth and death was the Longest lived former state leader is the former Acting Cambodian Prime Minister Guillermo del Rodriguez, who would still be living atlive to llived to 103 years, 143 days. If every state leader is still alive by 31 December 2027.

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Chau Sen Cocsal Chhum, the longest-lived of all time whose age is fully verifiable.
2nd-oldest ever:TurkeyCelâl Bayarserved: 1937–1939; 1950–1960
3rd-oldest ever:FranceAntoine Pinayserved: 1952–1953
eldest living State leader and 14th-oldest lived ever:EcuadorGuillermo Rodriguezserved: 1972–1976
Longest-lived leader of a now defunct state and 57th oldest ever:CzechoslovakiaLubomír Štrougalserved: 1970–1988
Longest-lived Monarch with verifiable dates of birth and 58th oldest ever:TurkeyJeanserved: 1962–2000
Oldest leader of a now defunct Leader and 63rd ever:YugoslaviaRaif Dizdarevićserved: 1988–1989
Longest-lived female state leader and 94th oldest ever ever:Tuvan People's RepublicKhertek Anchimaa-Tokaserved: 1940–1944
No. Name State Position Birth Death Age
1 Chau Sen Cocsal Chhum Cambodia Acting Prime Minister (1962) 1905 2009 103 years, 143 days
2 Celâl Bayar Türkiye Prime Minister (1937–1939)
President (1950–1960)
1883 1986 103 years, 98 days
3 Antoine Pinay France Prime Minister (1952–1953) 1891 1994 102 years, 343 days
4 André Prunet-Foch Andorra French Viguier (1977–1980) 1914 2017 102 years, 211 days
5 Guillermo Rodríguez Ecuador President (1972–1976) 1923 Alive 102 years, 57 days
6 Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni Japan Prime Minister (1945) 1887 1990 102 years, 48 days
7 Khamtai Siphandone Laos Prime Minister (1991–1998)
Chairman of the People's Revolutionary Party (1992–2006)
President (1998–2006)
1924 Alive 101 years, 326 days
8 Babiker Awadalla Sudan Prime Minister (1969) 1917 2019 101 years, 321 days
9 Willem Drees The Netherlands Prime Minister (1948–1958) 1889 1990 101 years, 314 days
10 Tomiichi Murayama Japan Prime Minister (1994–1996) 1924 Alive 101 years, 303 days
11 Đỗ Mười Viet Nam Chairman of the Council of Ministers (1988–1991)

General Secretary of the Communist Party (1990–1997)||1917 ||2018 ||101 years, 241 days

12 Zhang Qun Taiwan Premier (1947–1948) 1889 1990 101 years, 219 days
13 Yasuhiro Nakasone Japan Prime Minister (1982–1987) 1918 2019 101 years, 186 days
14 Piet de Jong The Netherlands Prime Minister (1967–1971) 1915 2016 101 years, 115 days
15 Jimmy Carter United States President (1977–1981) 1924 Alive 101 years, 91 days
16 Hyun Soong-jong South Korea Prime Minister (1992–1993) 1919 2020 101 years, 88 days
17 Bernardino González Ruiz Panama Acting President (1963) 1911 2012 101 years, 64 days
18 Christopher Hornsrud Norway Prime Minister (1928) 1859 1960 101 years, 27 days
19 Mustafa Ben Halim Libya (Kingdom of) Prime Minister (1954–1957) 1921 2021 100 years, 312 days
20 Telmo Vargas Ecuador Acting Leader (1966) 1912 2013 100 years, 304 days
21 Francisco Morales-Bermúdez Peru Prime Minister (1975)

President (1975–1980)||1921||2022||100 years, 283 days

22 Hau Pei-tsun Taiwan Premier (1990–1993) 1919 2020 100 years, 235 days
23 Mahathir Mohamad Malaysia Prime Minister (1981–2003; 2018–2020) 1925 Alive 100 years, 174 days
24 Luis Echeverría Mexico President (1970–1976) 1922 2022 100 years, 172 days
25 Mohammad Hasan Sharq Afghanistan Chairman of the Council of Ministers (1988-1989) 1925 Alive 100 years, 167 days
26 Xenophon Zolotas Greece Prime Minister (1989–1990) 1904 2004 100 years, 45 days
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar Peru Prime Minister (2000–2001) 1920 2020
28 Abdul Salam Sabrah Yemen Acting Prime Minister (1969; 1971) 1912 2012 100 years, 32 days
29 Johan Ferrier Suriname President (1975–1980) 1910 2010 99 years, 237 days
30 Abdoulaye Wade Senegal President (2000–2012) 1926 Alive 99 years, 216 days
31 Tun Tin Myanmar Prime Minister (1988) 1920 2020 99 years, 211 days
32 Gulzarilal Nanda India Acting Prime Minister (1964; 1966) 1898 1998 99 years, 195 days
33 Sheikh Mukhtar Mohamed Hussein Somalia Interim president (1969) 1912 2012 99 years, 186 days
34 Mohammed Karim Lamrani Morocco Prime Minister (1971–1972; 1983–1986; 1992–1994) 1919 2018 99 years, 142 days
35 Sir Anthony Mamo Malta Prime Minister (1971–1974)

President (1974–1976)||1909|| 2008||99 years, 113 days

36 Michail Stasinopoulos Greece President (1974–1975) 1903 2002 99 years, 96 days
37 Clifford Campbell Jamaica Governor-General (1962–1973) 1892 1991 99 years, 92 days
38 Valdas Adamkus Lithuania President (1998–2003; 2004–2009) 1926 Alive 99 years, 58 days
39 Morarji Desai India Prime Minister (1977–1979) 1896 1995 99 years, 41 days
40 Võ Chí Công Vietnam Chairman of the Council of State (1987–1992) 1912 2011 99 years, 32 days
41 Raif Dizdarević SFR Yugoslavia President of the Presidency (1988–1989) 1926 Alive 99 years, 22 days
42 Abdel Halim Muhammad Sudan Committee of Sovereignty Member (1964–1965) 1910 2009 99 years, 6 days
43 Ċensu Tabone Malta President (1989–1994) 1913 2012 98 years, 350 days
29-44 Hastings Banda Malawi Prime Minister (1964–1966)

State President (1966–1994) President of the Congress Party (1966–1993)

1898 1997 98 years, 329 days to 99 years, 328 days
45 Ali Hassan Mwinyi Tanzania President (1985–1995) 1925 2024 98 years, 297 days
46 Prem Tinsulanonda Thailand Prime Minister (1980–1988)

Regent (2016)||1920||2019||98 years, 273 days

47 Thanin Kraivichien Thailand Prime Minister (1976–1977) 1927 Alive 98 years, 270 days
48 Pierre Harmel Belgium Prime Minister (1965–1966) 1911 2009 98 years, 244 days
49 Howard Cooke Jamaica Governor-General (1991–2006) 1915 2014 98 years, 240 days
50 Joseph Paul-Boncour France Prime Minister (1932–1933) 1873 1972 98 years, 237 days
51 Konstantinos Mitsotakis Greece Prime Minister (1990–1993) 1918 2017 98 years, 223 days
52 Isidro Ayora Ecuador President (1926–1931) 1879 1978 98 years, 203 days
53 Émile Reuter Luxembourg Prime Minister (1918–1925) 1874 1973 98 years, 196 days
54 Mamadou Dia Senegal Prime Minister (1960–1962) 1910 2009 98 years, 191 days
55 Aden Adde Somalia President (1960–1967) 1908 2007 98 years, 181 days
56 Nouhak Phoumsavanh Laos President (1992–1998) 1910 2008 98 years, 153 days 98 years, 153 days
57 Lê Đức Anh Viet Nam President (1992–1997) 1920 2019 98 years, 142 days
58 Émile Derlin Zinsou Dahomey President (1968–1969) 1918 2016 98 years, 127 days
59 Borys Martos Ukraine Chairman of the Council of Ministers (1919) 1879 1977 98 years, 122 days
60 Artúr Görgei Hungary Acting Governor-President (1849) 1818 1916 98 years, 112 days
61 Lubomír Štrougal Czechoslovakia Prime Minister (1970–1988) 1924 2023 98 years, 110 days
62 Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg Luxembourg Grand Duke (1964–2000) 1921 2019 98 years, 108 days
63 Gough Whitlam Australia Prime Minister (1972–1975) 1916 2014 98 years, 102 days
64 Giorgio Napolitano Italy President (2006–2015) 1925 2023 98 years, 85 days
65 Venceslau Brás Brazil President (1914–1918) 1868 1966 98 years, 78 days
67 Claude Rostain Andorra French Viguier (1972–1977) 1916 2015 98 years, 56 days
68 Ramaswamy Venkataraman India President (1987–1992) 1910 2009 98 years, 54 days
69 Dezső Pattantyús-Ábrahám Hungry Prime Minister (1919) 1875 1973 98 years, 15 days
70 Gabriel París Gordillo Colombia President (1957–1958) 1910 2008 98 years, 13 days
71 Miloš Jakeš Czechoslovakia General Secretary of the Communist Party (1987–1989) 1922 2020 98 years, 322 days
72 Abdelsalam Majali Jordan Prime Minister (1993–1995; 1997–1998) 1925 2023 97 years, 319 days
73 Kim Yong-nam North Korea Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly (1998–2019) 1928 Alive 97 years, 306 days
74 Kenan Evren Türkiye President of the National Security Council (1980–1982)

State President (1982–1989)||1917||2015||97 years, 296 days

75 Wellington Koo China Acting Premier (1924)

Acting President (1926–1927)||1888||1985||97 years, 289 days

76 Baron Ignaz von Plener Austria-Hungary Minister-President (1870) 1810 1908 97 years, 272 days
77 Domhnall Ua Buachalla Ireland Governor-General (1932–1936) 1866 1963 97 years, 267 days
78 Abdelmalek Benhabyles Algeria Chair of the Constitutional Council (1992) 1921 2018 97 years, 245 days
79 Arnold Rüütel Estonia Chairman of the Supreme Council (1991–1992)

President (2001–2006)

1928 Alive 97 years, 235 days
80 Arthur Foulkes Bahamas Governor-General (2010–2014) 1928 Alive 97 years, 234 days
81 Francesc Badia Batalla Andorra Episcopal Veguer (1972–1993) 1923 2020 97 years, 217 days
82 Arnaldo Forlani Italy Prime Minister (1980–1981) 1925 2023 97 years, 210 days
83 Ramón José Velásquez Venezuela President (1993-1994) 1916 2014 97 years, 208 days
84 He Yingqin Taiwan Premier (1949) 1890 1987 97 years, 202 days
85 Lee Teng-hui Taiwan President (1988–2000) 1923 2020 97 years, 197 days
86 Liam Cosgrave Ireland Taoiseach (1973–1977) 1920 2017 97 years, 174 days
87 Alfredo Solf y Muro Peru Prime Minister (1939–1944) 1872 1969 97 years, 152 days
88 Patricio Aylwin Chile President (1990–1994) 1918 2016 97 years, 145 days
89 Armando Villanueva Peru Prime Minister (1988–1989) 1915 2013 97 years, 140 days
90 Ion Gheorghe Maurer Romania President of the Presidium (1958–1961)

(Acting) President of the State Council (1965) Prime Minister (1961–1974)||1902||2000||97 years, 138 days

91 Péter Boross Hungary Prime Minister (1993–1994) 1928 Alive 97 years, 126 days
92 Martial Célestin Haiti Prime Minister (1988) 1913 2011 97 years, 123 days
93 Gheorghe Apostol Romania First Secretary of the Worker's Party (1954–1955) 1913 2010 97 years, 97 days
94 Zhu Rongji China Premier of the State Council (1998–2003) 1928 Alive 97 years, 69 days
95 Kenneth Kaunda Zambia State President (1964–1991) 1924 2021 97 years, 50 days
96 Walter Scheel West Germany (Acting) Chancellor (1974)

President (1974–1979)||1919||2016||97 years, 47 days

97 Helmut Schmidt West Germany Chancellor (1974–1982) 1918 2015 96 years, 322 days
98 Gennaro Granito Pignatelli di Belmonte Vatican City Acting Sovereign (1939) 1851 1948 96 years, 312 days
99 Khertek Anchimaa-Toka Tuvan People's Republic Chairperson of the Presidium (1940–1944) 1912 2008 96 years, 308 days
100 Camille Huysmans Belgium Prime Minister (1946–1947) 1871 1968 96 years, 275 days

Next 10 to Join

No. Name State Position Birth Death Age
1 Édouard Balladur France Prime Minister (1993–1995) 1929 Alive 96 years, 233 days
2 Sam Nujoma Namibia President (1990–2005) 1929 Alive 96 years, 223 days
3 Orville Turnquest Bahamas Governor-General (1995–2001) 1929 Alive 96 years, 155 days
4 Jamshid bin Abdullah Zanzibar Sultan (1963–1964) 1929 Alive 96 years, 96 days
5 Violeta Chamorro Nicaragua Member of the Junta of National Reconstruction (1979–1980)

President (1990–1997)

1929 Alive 96 years, 74 days
6 Gombojavyn Ochirbat Mongolia General Secretary of the People's Revolutionary Party (1990) 1929 Alive 96 years, 46 days
7 Alfred Moisiu Albania President (2002–2007) 1929 Alive 96 years, 30 days
8 Salim Al-Huss Lebanom Prime Minister (1976–1980; 1987–1990; 1998–2000)

Acting President (1988–1989; 1989)

1929 Alive 96 years, 11 days
Lee Hyun-jae South Korea Prime Minister (1988)
Milan Panić Yugoslavia Federal Prime Minister (1992–1993)

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