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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 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 8,526,590 page views. Her biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Jeanne Calment is the 3rd most popular celebrity (up from 4th in 2019), the 171st most popular biography from France (up from 215th 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 3 out of 181Before her are Ötzi and Wallis Simpson. After her are Phineas Gage, Lisa del Giocondo, Kaspar Hauser, Robert Wadlow, Simonetta Vespucci, Buffalo Bill, Lina Medina, Black Dahlia, and Empress Michiko.

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Among people born in 1875, Jeanne Calment ranks 7Before her are Carl Jung, Thomas Mann, Maurice Ravel, Rainer Maria Rilke, Albert Schweitzer, and Ferdinand Porsche. After her are Gerd von Rundstedt, Ibn Saud, Syngman Rhee, Mileva Marić, Aleister Crowley, and Albert I of Belgium. 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 Gianni Versace, Toshiro Mifune, Mobutu Sese Seko, Victor Vasarely, Anton LaVey, and Paulo Freire.

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Among people born in France, Jeanne Calment ranks 171 out of 6,011Before her are Bernadette Soubirous (1844), Henry II of England (1133), Louis Daguerre (1787), Pope Gregory XI (1370), Philip VI of France (1293), and Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683). After her are Louis X of France (1289), Henry Cavendish (1731), Louis Bonaparte (1778), Joseph Bonaparte (1768), Louis VIII of France (1187), and Pope John XXII (1244).


Among celebrities born in France, Jeanne Calment ranks 1After her are Philippe Petit (1949), Marie Duplessis (1824), Blanche Monnier (1849), Jean-Marie Loret (1918), Joseph Meister (1876), Guy de Rothschild (1909), Denise Perrier (1935), Guillaume Delisle (1675), Sébastien Foucan (1974), Iris Mittenaere (1993), and Alexandra Rosenfeld (1986).