Jeanne Calment
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Jeanne Louise Calment (1875 - 1997)

Jeanne Louise Calment
Born in Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 8 Apr 1896 in Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône, Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Jul 2015
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Preceded By
Eugenie Roux
Oldest Living Person
20 Jun 1986 - 4 Aug 1997
Succeeded by
Marie-Louise Meilleur
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Jeanne Calment was a centenarian, living to age 122

Her godmother was her maternal aunt Jeanne Gilles.

Jeanne Louise Calment was born on 21 February 1875 in Arles. She was the daughter of Nicolas Calment and Marguerite Gilles. She married Fernand Nicolas Calment on 8 April 1896 in Arles.[1]

SOMMAIRE Biographie courte de Jeanne Calment Jeanne Calment : dates clés à Arles (Bouches-du-Rhône) dans une famille de riches armateurs. Elle n'avait jamais travaillé, mais elle avait pratiqué la bicyclette jusqu'à l'âge de 100 ans.

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  • Longest confirmed lifespan since 11 May 1990
  • Only verified person to reach the age of 120, 121 and 122
  • First verified person to reach the ages of 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121 and 122


  1. acte de mariage: Archives départementales des Bouches-du-Rhône: Arles (Bouches-du-Rhône, France) - 1896, Mariage, Acte 40, vues 40-41, consulté le 8 septembre 2018, lien permanent:

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