|Birth:||2 January 1869|
|Death:||8 March 1981|
|Age:||112 years, 65 days|
Tessier was born in France on 2 January 1869. She became the oldest living person in Europe on 20 October 1980, following the death of Florence Pannell, and was the world's oldest known living person between the death of Fannie Thomas on 22 January 1981 and her own death on 8 March 1981. She was succeeded as the world's oldest living person by Nellie Spencer and as Europe's oldest living person by Jeanetta Thomas of the United Kingdom. Augustine Tessier was the last confirmed subject of the French emperor, Napoleon III, and also the last subject of any French monarch.
- 1860s Gallery Gerontology Research Group
|France's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • T • E)|
Marie-Ernestine Compain • Marie-Virginie Duhem • Frederique Noel • Augustine Tessier • Elisa Esnault • Eugenie Roux • Jeanne Calment • Marie-Helene Chanteperdrix • Jeanne Dumaine • Marie Bremont • Germaine Haye • Anne Primout • Camille Loiseau • Marie-Simone Capony • Clementine Solignac • Eugenie Blanchard • Maria Diaz • Marcelle Narbonne • Marie-Therese Bardet • Paule Bronzini • Irenise Moulonguet • Suzanne Burrier • Marie Liguinen • Olympe Amaury • Eudoxie Baboul • Elisabeth Collot • Honorine Rondello • Lucile Randon