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Franziska Bruno
Franziska Bruno
Bruno on her 110th birthday in 2021.
Birth: 19 December 1911
Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Age: 110 years, 36 days
Country: AustriaAUTFranceFRA

Franziska Bruno (née Kirner; born 19 December 1911) is an Austrian-born French supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Franziska Bruno was born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria) on 19 December 1911.

In February 2018, Bruno was visited by the mayor of Frejus, David Rachline. At the time, she was living in the historic center of the town. Later, she moved to the nursing home Hermitage in Saint-Raphael.

In December 2021, Bruno celebrated her 110th birthday. She received the medal of the city of Saint-Raphael. She said love is the secret of her longevity. She was reportedly able to walk, and liked to assist therapy sessions with animals.

Bruno currently lives in Saint-Raphael, Var, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France, at the age of 110 years, 36 days. She currently is the sixth-oldest known living person in Provence-Alpes-Cote-d'Azur, behind Lucile Randon, Andre Boite, Aline Blain, Hermine Saubion and Suzanne Olivier-Lassalle, and the second-oldest known living person in Var department, behind Lucile Randon.