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Gabrielle Sous
Gabrielle Sous
Gabrielle Sous on her 110th birthday.
Birth: 26 June 1909
Souprosse, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Death: 16 July 2019
Tartas, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Age: 110 years, 20 days
Country: FranceFRA

Gabrielle "Hermance" Sous (née Cazenave; 26 June 1909 – 16 July 2019) was a French supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Gabrielle Cazenave was born in Souprosse, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France on 26 June 1909. She was born into a family of sharecroppers. Both of Cazenave’s parents lived into their 90s, and one of her sisters died at 104. Cazenave’s youngest sister, Suzanne, was still alive in 2018 at the age of 94.

Cazenave married Henri Sous, a cattle merchant. They had two daughters, and lived on a farm in Carcares-Sainte-Croix. Henri, age 56, died in a train accident in 1965, leaving Sous a widow.

Sous moved into a retirement home in Tartas at the age of 99. She survived a fractured femur in February 2016, and became a supercentenarian in June 2019.

Sous died in Tartas, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France on 16 July 2019 at the age of 110 years, 20 days.