World's oldest person, Lucile Randon, dies aged 118

French nun Lucile Randon, the world’s oldest person, died aged 118 in the city of Toulon. The news was announced by the city's mayor, Hubert Falco, on Twitter.
“It is with immense sadness and emotion that I learnt tonight of the passing of the world’s oldest person #SisterAndré.” - Hubert Falco tweeted.

According to Guinness World Records, She was confirmed as both the oldest person living (female) and overall oldest person living back in April 2022 following the passing of Kane Tanaka (Japan).

Lucile, who took the name of Sister André in 1944, is the second-oldest French person and the second-oldest European person ever recorded.

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