Jeanne Calment

1875 - 1997

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Jeanne Louise Calment (French: [ʒan lwiz kalmɑ̃] (listen); 21 February 1875 – 4 August 1997) was a French supercentenarian and the oldest human whose age is well documented, with a lifespan of 122 years and 164 days. Her longevity attracted media attention and medical studies of her health and lifestyle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeanne Calment has received more than 7,810,687 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Jeanne Calment is the 4th most popular celebrity, the 215th most popular biography from France (down from 199th in 2019) and the most popular French Celebrity.

Jeanne Calment is most famous for being the oldest person to ever live, at the age of 122. She was born in 1875 and died in 1997.

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Among celebrities, Jeanne Calment ranks 4 out of 184Before her are Wallis Simpson, Ötzi, and Phineas Gage. After her are Kaspar Hauser, Robert Wadlow, Lisa del Giocondo, Buffalo Bill, Lina Medina, Joseph Merrick, Simonetta Vespucci, and Black Dahlia.

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Among people born in 1875, Jeanne Calment ranks 9Before her are Maurice Ravel, Rainer Maria Rilke, Albert Schweitzer, Syngman Rhee, Ferdinand Porsche, and Gerd von Rundstedt. After her are Mileva Marić, Aleister Crowley, Ibn Saud, Albert I of Belgium, Mikhail Kalinin, and Edgar Rice Burroughs. Among people deceased in 1997, Jeanne Calment ranks 7Before her are Mother Teresa, Deng Xiaoping, James Stewart, Jacques Cousteau, Diana, Princess of Wales, and Viktor Frankl. After her are Toshiro Mifune, Gianni Versace, Victor Vasarely, Mobutu Sese Seko, Roy Lichtenstein, and Anton LaVey.

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Among people born in France, Jeanne Calment ranks 215 out of 5,234Before her are Catherine Deneuve (1943), Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796), Georges Pompidou (1911), Olympe de Gouges (1748), and Gilles Deleuze (1925). After her are Pope Innocent VI (1282), François Boucher (1703), Stéphane Mallarmé (1842), Louis VII of France (1120), Gérard Depardieu (1948), and Louis VIII of France (1187).


Among celebrities born in France, Jeanne Calment ranks 1After her are Philippe Petit (1949), Marie Duplessis (1824), Jean-Marie Loret (1918), Joseph Meister (1876), Denise Perrier (1935), Sébastien Foucan (1974), Iris Mittenaere (1993), and Alexandra Rosenfeld (1986).