Jeanne Calment

Jeanne Louise Calment (1875 - 1997)

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Jeanne Louise Calment
Born in Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône, Francemap
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Died in Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Jul 2015 | Last significant change: 1 Jan 2019
20:35: Herbert Tardy asked a question about Jeanne Louise Calment (1875-1997) (Maybe Not the Oldest Person Ever?) [Thank Herbert for this | 1 thank-you received]
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Categories: Supercentenarians | Arles, Bouches-du-Rhône | French Notables.

Preceded By
Eugenie Roux
Oldest Living Person
20 Jun 1986 - 4 Aug 1997
Succeeded by
Marie-Louise Meilleur


Jeanne Calment is Notable.

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]

Her Records

  • 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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On 29 Jul 2015 at 13:11 GMT Dadijo Penguinez wrote:

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