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How do I see the person on my tree who was born the longest ago?

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For the past few months, I have been compiling old records into an extremely large family tree in order to visualize the data. There are about 9,000 named people, plus some unnamed/placeholder "sibling of," "mother of," "father of," "child of," etc., bringing the total to 9,337 people at the time of asking this question. I understand that this software has limitations, and it would surely blow everything up if I were to see the entire tree at once. However, I was wondering if there was a method - apart from aimlessly clicking - to see the person with the oldest birth date on your tree, whether that be via search, a different window, or by some other method.

(Note: the vast majority of the people on this tree are dead, so the "Calendar" tab does not work. Also, I started from the middle, not from the top.)
asked Dec 3, 2023 by royaltracker (120 points)

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I would download your tree as a CSV file and sort it on the Birth Year, Moth and Day fields.
answered Dec 4, 2023 by lsommerer (43,230 points)
Thank you for the tip! That will be very helpful :~)
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