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Elisabeth Collot
Elisabeth Collot
Birth: 21 June 1903
Champagne-Ardenne, France
Death: 4 September 2016
Echirolles, Isere, France
Age: 113 years, 75 days
Country: FranceFRA

Elisabeth Collot (née Benoist; 21 June 1903 – 4 September 2016) was a French supercentenarian who was the oldest validated person living in France from the death of Eudoxie Baboul on 1 July 2016 until her own death.


Elisabeth Marie Louise Benoist was born in Haute-Marne department in the then-region of Champagne-Ardenne on 21 June 1903. In 1925, she married and the couple subsequently relocated to Echirolles, Isere department. They had six children in total.

Collot expressed surprise at her longevity during her 110th birthday in 2013, stating that God has forgotten her. She was still mentally alert at the time. She died on 4 September 2016 at the age of 113 years, 75 days.



France's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • TE)

Marie LangloisRose SardaCalixte RazimbaudCatherine MoucheAuguste DecateDesiree DeloryFerdinise Nebolle • Georgette JeanmaireEugenie MarchandEugenie ProuxEmilie CoqueranLaurence EntiopeMarie-Ernestine Compain • Marie-Virginie Duhem • Frederique Noel • Augustine Tessier • Elisa Esnault • Elvire Mendiboure • Eugenie Roux • Jeanne Calment • Marie-Helene Chanteperdrix • Jeanne Dumaine • Marie Bremont • Germaine Haye • Anne Primout • Camille Loiseau • Marie-Simone Capony • Clementine Solignac • Eugenie Blanchard • Maria Diaz • Marcelle Narbonne • Marie-Therese Bardet • Paule Bronzini • Irenise Moulonguet • Suzanne Burrier • Marie Liguinen • Olympe Amaury • Eudoxie Baboul • Elisabeth Collot • Honorine Rondello • Lucile Randon