Posts Tagged ‘Europe’s oldest person’

French Catholic nun turns 118, making her the second oldest person in the world

Monday, February 14th, 2022

Sister Andre Randon, a French nun, celebrated her 118th birthday on February 11. This milestone makes her the second-oldest living person in the world and the oldest living person in Europe, according to the Gerontology Research Group which validates details of people believed to be 110 or older. In anticipation of the big day, the Read more

116-year-old French nun survives Covid-19

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Europe’s oldest person, French nun Sister Andre, has survived Covid-19 and will celebrate her 117th birthday tomorrow, her caregivers said. Lucile Randon, who took the name of Sister Andre when she joined a Catholic charitable order in 1944, tested positive for coronavirus in her retirement home in Toulon, southern France, on 16 January. She was Read more