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.