A Palestinian man from the Gaza Strip reported the death of his wife on Sunday to the Gaza Al-An news agency. The woman died not before giving birth to a whopping 69 children (no, it’s not a typo) during her lifetime.
As per known records, she is the most fertile woman that the world has ever known with only one woman in the past has ever been known to have has as many children.
According to Guinness Book of World Records, “the greatest officially recorded number of children born to one mother is 69”. Feodor Vassilyev, a Russian peasant from the 18th century had 87 children through 2 wives. His first wife lived to be 76 and in a span of 40 years, birthed 69 children. While 67 of them survived infancy one pair of twins passed away during birth. She had 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets.
Al Arabiya agency did not report the cause of death of the Palestinian woman.
Photo: The image used is only representational and are not the children of the deceased Palestinian woman