Alicia Corveleyn
Alicia Corveleyn
Alicia Corveleyn at age 109
Birth: 8 January 1905
Oostende, West Flanders, Belgium
Death: 31 January 2017
Oostende, West Flanders, Belgium
Age: 112 years, 23 days
Country: BelgiumBEL
Validated

Alicia Corveleyn (8 January 1905 – 31 January 2017) was a Belgian supercentenarian who is officially validated and was the oldest living person in Belgium since the passing of Anna de Guchtenaere on 6 April 2015, and since the passing of Anne de Sousberghe of the UK on 12 February 2016, the oldest living Belgian-born person, until her own death on 31 January 2017.

Biography

Alicia Corveleyn was born and lived her whole life in Oostende. During World War I, her family fled to the United Kingdom. They would return to Belgium in 1918.

She worked as a seamstress. In 1936, she married Fernand van den Berghe, who died in 1983. The couple had no children.

Alicia Corveleyn died on 31 January 2017 at the age of 112 years, 23 days. The oldest person in Belgium after her death is Fernande Everaert-De Raeve.

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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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