Lydie Vellard
Lydie Vellard
Birth: 18 March 1875
Rozières-en-Beauce, Loiret, France
Death: 17 September 1989
Saint-Sigismond, Loiret, France
Age: 114 years, 183 days
Country: FranceFRA

Noemie Lidia "Lydie" Vellard (née Hudebine) (18 March 1875 – 17 September 1989) was the world's second-oldest living person when she passed away in France in 1989. Due to Jeanne Calment being a month older, she never attained "world's oldest person" status.


Lydie Vellard was born in Rozières-en-Beauce, Loiret, France on 18 March 1875. She married Paul Vellard in the late 1890s. They moved to the town of Saint-Sigismond in 1898, where Lydie was to live for the rest of her life. Her daughter Marguerite was born in 1900 and died in 1998.


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