Jeanne Calment

1875 - 1997

Jeanne Calment

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeanne Calment has received more than 5,891,555 page views. Her biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 3rd most popular celebrity.

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Among celebrities, Jeanne Calment ranks 4 out of 140Before her are Wallis Simpson, Ötzi, and Phineas Gage. After her are Kaspar Hauser, Lisa del Giocondo, Robert Wadlow, Lina Medina, Buffalo Bill, Empress Michiko, Joseph Merrick, and Simonetta Vespucci.

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

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Among people born in France, Jeanne Calment ranks 200 out of 4,109Before her are Pope Clement VI (1291), Alfred Sisley (1839), Henry II of England (1133), Gustave Doré (1832), François-René de Chateaubriand (1768), and Gilles Deleuze (1925). After her are Philip Melanchthon (1497), Jacques de Molay (1243), Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684), Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême (1775), Gilles de Rais (1405), and Jean Racine (1639).


Among celebrities born in France, Jeanne Calment ranks 1After her are Philippe Petit (1949), Martin Guerre (1524), and Alexandra Rosenfeld (null).

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