World’s oldest

Oldest Living Tree: Methuselah, a Great Basin bristlecone pine tree located in California, is approximately 4,850 years old


Oldest Living Animal: The ocean quahog, a type of clam found in the North Atlantic Ocean, has been known to live up to 507 years


Oldest Living Land Animal: The Aldabra giant tortoise, native to the Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles, can live up to 255 years


Oldest Living Bird: The Laysan albatross, a species of seabird found in the North Pacific, can live up to 60 years


Oldest Human: The oldest verified person on record is Jeanne Calment, a French woman who lived to be 122 years and 164 days old


Oldest Building: The Megalithic Temples of Malta, a series of prehistoric stone temples built between 3600 BC and 700 BC, are among the oldest buildings in the world


Oldest City: Jericho, located in the West Bank, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, with evidence of settlement dating back to around 8000 BC


Oldest Written Document: The Kish tablet, a Sumerian artifact dating back to around 3500 BC, is considered to be one of the oldest written documents in the world


Oldest University: The University of Bologna, located in Italy, was founded in 1088 and is considered to be the oldest continuously operating university in the world


Oldest Company: Kongo Gumi, a Japanese construction company founded in 578 AD, is considered to be the world's oldest continuously operating company.