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Valentine Ligny
Valentine Ligny
Valentine Ligny on her 110th birthday.
Birth: 22 October 1906
Avion, Pas-de-Calais, France
Age: 113 years, 126 days
Country: FRA FlagFRA
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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.

Biography

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.

On 22 October 2019, Ligny celebrated her 113th birthday. At the time, she was the fourth-oldest validated person living in France behind Marie-Louise Taterode, Jeanne Bot and Lucile Randon.

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