Adrienne Ledent
Adrienne Ledent
Birth: 13 December 1899
Habay, Luxembourg, Belgium
Death: 23 June 2011
Habay, Luxembourg, Belgium
Age: 111 years, 192 days
Country: BelgiumBEL
Validated

Adrienne Ledent (née Gavroy) (13 December 1899 - 23 June 2011) was a Belgian supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group. At the time of her death, she was the oldest living person in Belgium.

Biography

Adrienne Ledent was born in Habay, Luxembourg, Belgium on 13 December 1899. Adrienne married Camille Alphonse Halbardier in 1922, with whom she would have one child, Jean, who Adrienne outlived. After an accident at work, Mr. Halbardier died on 24 November 1926. Later, she remarried with Georges Ledent in 1931, with whom she would have no children.

Adrienne moved to retirement home Le Vivier at age 93. At her 100th birthday, she wasn't able to communicate with other people anymore. Though she would've remained healthy and was never sick until her death, she was mentally growing weaker.

Ledent passed away on 23 June 2011 in Habay, Luxembourg, Belgium at the age of 111 years, 192 days. She lived her entire life there. At the time of her death, she was the second-oldest Belgian ever and the oldest person from Wallonia ever. Following her death, Germaine Degueldre took over the title of oldest living person in Belgium.

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Belgium's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Charlotte Cardinal • Marie RollandAnna VersluysSophie Lacompte • Maria Vleminckx • Marie Gomain • Norbertine Fourdin • Marie Vandermoesen • Isabelle Tack • Maria Vandewinckel • Maria Gorsen • Marie Delfairiere • Ignace Demol • Herlindis Goeminne • Theresia Van Den Broucke • Maximilienne Pierquain • Sidonie Hayez • Caroline Fievet • Francisca Cloet • Marie-Louise Van Hoorebeeck • Hendrik Bulterijs • Barbara SimoensTheresia De Petter • Adele Vandenbosch • Marie Salmon • Constant De Lichte • Helene Lebon • Marie PurnodeEugenie TecqmenneCatherine Baert • Marie Lambotte • Fanny Thonus • Marie-Louise Vandenbroucke • Denise Durel • Maria Devos • Marguerite Dewal • Sophie Leys • Maria Wintgens • Eugenie Boulanger • Emiel Carbon • Kamiel Steyaert • Flore Carpentier • Maria Serneels • Frans Meeus • Mathilde Hellemans • Edmond Van Cauteren • Arthuria Dascotte • Pieter HinnisdaelsClement De Vos • Rosalie Beetens • Marie Lambert • Leonia Bruyndonckx • Mathilde Pirlet • Octavie LipsL. V.Maria Van Sprengel • Ermenie Acoe • Elisabeth Demanet • Jules-Leo Neijrinck • Maria Irma Casteur • Catharina Ververs • Marie De Ruyver • Joanna Deroover • Anne-Marie Vandermersch • Louis Marion • Victoire Ricaille • Maria Verkeyn • Maria Annaert • Irma Van de Voorde • Marcelle Droogmans • Romanie Pollet • Bernardina Van Dommelen • Gabrielle Demets • Adrienne LedentGermaine Degueldre • Fanny Godin • Anna De Guchtenaere • Alicia Corveleyn • Fernande De Raeve • Madeleine DullierElisabeth De ProostMarietta BouverneMaria Van Hool

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