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Lucile Randon
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Lucile Randon in December 2018.
Birth: 11 February 1904
Ales, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Age: 115 years, 98 days
Country: FRA FlagFRA
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Lucile Randon (known as Soeur Andre; born 11 February 1904) is a French supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group. She is the oldest living person in France and the third-oldest validated person in the world.

Biography

Randon was born on 11 February 1904 in Ales, Gard department, Languedoc-Roussillon, and has memories of World War I. She served as a governess and teacher in various houses. After World War II, she worked for 28 years at the Hospital of Vichy with orphans and elderly people.

Randon currently lives in Toulon, France. She became the oldest living person in France following the death of 114-year-old Honorine Rondello on 19 October 2017.

On 11 February 2019, Randon celebrated her 115th birthday and became the third person in the history of France who reached this age behind Jeanne Calment and Marie Bremont. On 26 March 2019, she surpassed Bremont’s age to become the second-oldest validated French person ever.

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

Marie-Philomene Flassayer • Marguerite-Marie Ayne • Rosine Wolff • Desiree Foucher • 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