Madeleine Thomas
Madeleine Thomas
Thomas on her 110th birthday in 2020, pictured with her granddaughter Catherine
Birth: 29 June 1910
Marigny-le-Cahouet, Cote-d'Or, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France
Age: 110 years, 356 days
Country: FranceFRA

Madeleine Thomas (born 29 June 1910) is a French supercentenarian who is one of the oldest known survivors of COVID-19, having recovered from the disease at the age of 109.


Madeleine Thomas was born on 29 June 1910 in Marigny-le-Cahouet, Cote-d'Or, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France. Her father fought in the First World War, and her mother contracted Spanish Flu during the 1918-19 pandemic. Thomas worked as midwife and director of maternity services in several hospitals in both Cote-d'Or, Paris, and Auxerre, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte.

At the age of 104, Thomas moved to a nursing home in Auxerre, Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France. Her vision and hearing have reportedly deteriorated, but she still has a good memory.

COVID-19 Survival

In 2020, at the age of 109, Thomas contracted COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic. However, she had successfully recovered by the time of her 110th birthday on 29 June, making her one of the oldest known survivors of the disease.

Following the death of 113-year-old Madeleine Chat on 14 December 2020, she became the oldest living person in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte and in Yonne departement.


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