Desiree Delory
Birth: 12 June 1854
Saint-Cyr-du-Gault, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France
Death: 7 July 1962
Gombergean, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France
Age: 108 years, 25 days
Country: FranceFRA
Centenarian

Desiree Delory (French: Désirée Delory; née Foucher; 12 June 1854 - 7 July 1962) was a French centenarian. She was the doyenne of France at the time of her death.

Biography

Desiree Delory was born Foucher on 12 June 1854, in Saint-Cyr-du-Gault. On 19 February 1873, aged 21, she married Emmanuel Delory, from who she had at least two children: Ruphine and Misael. Her husband died in 1938.

Desiree Delory died on 7 July 1962 in Gombergean. She was the known doyenne of France at the time of her death. Her successor was probably Ferdinise Nebolle of Martinique.

References


France's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • TE)

Desiree DeloryFerdinise Nebolle • Unknown • Georgette Jeanmaire • Unknown • Laurence EntiopeMarie-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

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