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Madeleine Cornu
Birth: 17 October 1910
Beaumont-le-Roger, Eure, Normandy, France
Age: 111 years, 98 days
Country: FranceFRA

Madeleine Cornu (née Jehanne; born 17 October 1910) is a French supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Madeleine Cornu was born on 17 October 1910 in Beaumont-le-Roger, Eure, Normandy, France. She was the daughter of Julien Jehanne (1866–1934) and Louise Leclerc (1881–1967). She had two sisters.

On 24 May 1930, she married Elie Rene Cornu (1904–1986) in Beaumont-le-Roger. They had at least three children: Gilberte (born 1931), Roger (born 1939) and Jean (born 1946).

Following the death of 110-year-old Marie Durand on 25 June 2020, Cornu became the oldest known living person in Normandy. In October 2020, she celebrated her 110th birthday.

Madeleine Cornu currently lives in Grosley-sur-Risle, Eure, Normandy, France, at the age of 111 years, 98 days. She is the oldest known living person in Normandy and in Eure department.