World’s oldest person, Lucile Randon dies at the age of 118

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World's oldest person, Lucile Randon, died on 17 January at the age of 118.

An overview of the news

  • 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, Andre took care of other elderly people.

  • 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 had officially recognised her status in April 2022.

  • Randon became a Catholic when she was 19 years old. Eight years later she became a nun.

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