Madeleine Thomas
Madeleine Thomas
Madeleine Thomas on her 110th birthday with her granddaughter Catherine (aged 61).
Birth: 29 June 1910
Marigny-le-Cahouet, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France
Age: 110 years, 123 days
Country: FranceFRA

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


Madeleine Thomas was born on 29 June 1910 in Marigny-le-Cahouet, 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, 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, she 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.


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