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Agnes Fagoo
Agnes Fagoo
Birth: 19 December 1894
Warhem, Nord, Hauts-de-France, France
Death: 12 April 2007
Bergues, Nord, Hauts-de-France, France
Age: 112 years, 114 days
Country: FranceFRA
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Agnes Fagoo [French: Agnès] (née Coudeville; 19 December 1894 – 12 April 2007) was a French supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of her death, she was the third-oldest living person in France, after Marie-Simone Capony and Clementine Solignac.

Biography

Agnes Fagoo was born as Agnes Coudeville in Warhem, Nord, Hauts-de-France, France on 19 December 1894. She was the daughter of Gustave Coudeville (1864–1923) and Lucie Coudeville (née Top; 1864–1914).

After World War I, Fagoo moved from Warhem to Bergues, where she would stay for the rest of her life as a sewer. It was there that she met her future husband, Paul Fagoo (1893–1976). She married with him on 2 April 1921 in Warhem, her home village.

Around the age of 90, Fagoo moved in the nursing home Saint-Augustin in Bergues. She was appreciated for her optimism, and loved parties. She often said: "The Good Lord forgot me." Philippe Carton recalls: "The first time I met her, she asked me to find a earring she had lost in her sink." In 2004, she participed to the Happython, as she was in the credits of the movie.

Agnes Fagoo died in Bergues, Nord, Hauts-de-France, France, France on 12 April 2007, at the age of 112 years, 114 days. At the time of her death, she was the third-oldest living person in France, after Marie-Simone Capony and Clementine Solignac.

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