Pierre Gremion
Pierre Gremion
Pierre Gremion at the age of 109.
Birth: 5 March 1902
Bulle, Fribourg, Switzerland
Death: 13 February 2012
Broc, Fribourg, Switzerland
Age: 109 years, 345 days
Country: SwitzerlandSUI
Centenarian

Pierre Gremion (5 March 1902 – 13 February 2012) was a Swiss centenarian who is the oldest known man ever from Switzerland, dying at the age of 109 years, 345 days.

Biography

Pierre Gremion was born in Bulle, Fribourg, Switzerland on 5 March 1902. Members of her family had also experienced longevity: a brother and sister also lived to be nearly 100.

He became the oldest man in Switzerland upon the death of Fritz Feldmann on 2 November 2006. He became the oldest person in Switzerland upon the death of Adelheid Wehrle-Rieger on 28 May 2010. On 4 December 2011, Gremion broke the record for oldest Swiss man ever surpassing Fritz Bosch's age of 109 years, 273 days.

Pierre Gremion died in Broc, Fribourg, Switzerland on 13 February 2012 at the age of 109 years, 345 days.

References


Switzerland's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Giustina Giardino-Bianco • Ada Duvoisin • Fritz BoschBertha Bournoud-Bucher • Anita CanonicaSuzanne Monney-Perrin • Marie Huber-Christen • Andree Fehr-de BoulayCecile Ida Ritter • Emma Duvoisin • Hanna Schiess • Mathilde Bonzo-Wrede • Frieda Schopf • Sophie Hew-SchenkerCatherine Amoos • Jules Nidegger • Emma Soller-Kellenberger • Maria Siegrist-Stampfli • Suzanne Jaccard • Anna Ringier-KieserRosa Rein • Adelheid Wehrle-Rieger • Pierre GremionLouise Mafli • Hedwig Hosig-Huggler • Alice Roffler-Waldmeier • Nina Hofer-Lustenberger • Lucrezia Furceri • Germaine BroyonHelene StehleFrieda Binz-Schoch • Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker


Switzerland's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Jules Nidegger • Alex Montani • Gottfried Zimmermann • Fritz Feldmann • Pierre Gremion • Hans Schaeren • Othmar Balzer • Otto Meier-Masciadri • Arthur Mueller-Hunziker • Werner Tschaggelar • Felix Sierro • Battista Sargenti • Herbert Kreibich • Walter Berger

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