39th President Jimmy Carter is now oldest living former president

The new oldest living former president is Jimmy Carter, who is also the first US president to have been born in a hospital.

The previous record holder is late President George H.W. Bush, who died in November 2018 at the age of 94 years and 171 days.

Other former presidents who had crossed the age 90 were John Adams, Herbert Hoover, Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford.

Carter is now 94 years and 172 days old and his earlier record is living longest number of years out of office – over 38 years.

He and his wife Rosalynn Carter are still active. They have been married for more than 70 years. The 39th President founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan center, alongside his better-half in his home state in Georgia in 1982 after losing bid in 1980 for reelection to Ronald Reagan.

The center of former peanut farmer worked in human rights in alleviating suffering from across the world with mission statement to fight disease, build hope and wage peace.

The center said, “We at the Carter Center sure are rooting for him and are grateful for his long life of service that has benefited millions of the world’s poorest people.”

Carter is three times winner of Grammys and a Nobel Peace Prize too.

In 2015 he disclosed having advanced cancer and a mass was removed from his liver.

Paul Linus