Valentine Ligny
Valentine Ligny
Valentine Ligny on her 110th birthday.
Birth: 22 October 1906
Avion, Pas-de-Calais, France
Age: 113 years, 338 days
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Valentine Ligny (née Bonel; born 22 October 1906) is a French supercentenarian whose age was validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) on 25 February 2019.


Valentine Bonel was born in Avion, Pas-de-Calais, France on 22 October 1906. She married Pierre Ligny in 1933 and the couple had three children. He died while saving his nephew from drowning in 1947. Her profession was office worker. She lived independently in her home until the age of 109.

Ligny currently lives in a retirement home in Amiens, France and is the oldest living person in the Hauts-de-France region.

Currently, she is the third-oldest validated person living in France behind Jeanne Bot and Lucile Randon. Additionally, she is the fourth-oldest living person in Europe.



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