Not to be confused with Eugenie Proux.
|Birth:||24 January 1874|
Saint-Claude, Jura, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France
|Death:||20 June 1986|
Lyon, Metropole de Lyon, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France
|Age:||112 years, 147 days|
Eugenie Henriette Roux [French: Eugénie] (née Clegnac [French: Clégnac]; 24 January 1874 – 20 June 1986) was a French supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was also the oldest French person ever, until her age was surpassed by Jeanne Calment on 21 June 1986.
Eugenie Roux was born in Saint-Claude, Jura, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France on 24 January 1874.
She became the oldest known living person in France, following the death of 109-year-old Elvire Mendiboure on 25 April 1981.
On 31 March 1986, she surpassed the age of Augustine Tessier, becoming the oldest French person ever.
Eugenie Roux died in her house in Montchat neighbourhood, in the 3rd district of Lyon, Rhone (now Metropole de Lyon), Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France on 20 June 1986, at the age of 112 years, 147 days. Following her death, then-111-year-old Jeanne Calment became the oldest known living person in France.
- 111 ans et toujours valide ! La République du Centre, 13 February 1985
- VIEILLESSE La doyenne avait cent douze ans Le Monde, 24 June 1986
- Oldest woman in France dies at 112 Los Angeles Times, 29 June 1986
- Marcel Meys, doyen des Français vient de décéder, mais qui sont les plus âgés dans nos départements ? Le Progrès, 16 December 2021
|France's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • T • E)|
Marie Langlois • Rose Sarda • Calixte Razimbaud • Catherine Mouche • Auguste Decate • Desiree Delory • Ferdinise Nebolle • Georgette Jeanmaire • Eugenie Marchand • Eugenie Proux • Emilie Coqueran • Laurence Entiope • Marie-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