French nun Lucille Randon, world’s oldest person, dies aged 118.

  • French nun Lucille Randon, the world’s oldest woman, has died at the age of 118.
  • Ms Randon, who was known as Sister André, died in her sleep at her nursing home in Toulon, France.
  • She was born on 11 February 1904 in Southern France.
  • Despite being blind and dependent on a wheelchair, Sister Andre cared for other elderly people.
  • Born in the south of France in 1904, Sister André saw both world wars and the time of 27 French presidents during this period.
  • In the year 2022, the world’s oldest person Ken Tanaka of Japan died. He was 119 years old. After Tanaka’s death, 118-year-old Sister Lucille Randon became the oldest person in the world. Guinness World Records officially recognized her status in April 2022.
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