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Marie-Helene Chanteperdrix
Birth: 5 March 1886
Saint-Pierre-Brouck, Nord, Hauts-de-France, France
Death: 9 March 1998
Aubervilliers, Seine-Saint-Denis, Ile-de-France, France
Age: 112 years, 4 days
Country: FranceFRA

Marie-Helene Chanteperdrix [French: Marie-Hélène] (née Paccou; 5 March 1886 – 9 March 1998) was a French supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of her death, she was the oldest living person in France.


Marie-Helene Chanteperdrix was born as Marie-Helene Paccou in Saint-Pierre-Brouck, Nord, Hauts-de-France, France on 5 March 1886. At some point of her life, she married a man with the family name Chanteperdrix.

Following the death of 122-year-old Jeanne Calment on 4 August 1997, Chanteperdrix became the oldest living person in France. Her age was verified by Jean-Marie Robine and Laurent Toussaint, and (posthumously) validated by the GRG on 7 May 2002.

Marie-Helene Chanteperdrix died in Aubervilliers, Seine-Saint-Denis, Ile-de-France, France on 9 March 1998, at the age of 112 years, 4 days. Following her death, Jeanne Dumaine became the oldest living person in France.


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