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Robert Bourdon
Robert Bourdon
Robert Bourdon at 108.
Birth: 25 March 1906
Issy-les-Moulineaux, Ile-de-France, France
Death: 9 March 2016
Nice, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
Age: 109 years, 350 days
Country: FranceFRA

Robert Bourdon (25 March 1906 – 9 March 2016) was a French centenarian who was the oldest living man in France since the death of 110-year-old Roger Gouzy on 13 January 2016.


Robert Bourdon was born in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Ile-de-France, France on 25 March 1906. His father died when he was 17 years old.

In 1918, he obtained the certificate of primary studies with the classification of 1st of the canton. In 1923, he obtained a diploma in technical engineering from the École supérieure d'électricité (Supélec).

In 1970, he retired and moved to Saint-Etienne-de-Tinee. He was involved in the tourist office and the expansion of the Auron station. In 2016, he moved to Nice.

Robert Bourdon died in Nice, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France on 9 March 2016 at the age of 109 years, 350 days. After his death, Georges Massard became the oldest living man in France.


France's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Jean Teillet • Louis-Jules Lebon • Unknown • Pierre JamesAdolphe GravelinesHenri Perignon • Faustin Jaumard • Louis Brard • Andre Raynaud • Emile Fourcade • Bernard Delhom • Louis Arthur Bon • Leon-Clement Estivals • Jules Many • Theophane Rifosta • Alexis Daigneau • Raymond Abescat • Joseph Rabenda • Jean Chevenet • Maurice Floquet • Aime Avignon • Louis de Cazenave • Lazare Ponticelli • Pierre Picault • Joseph Malahieude • Felix Rostaing • Philibert Parnasse • Charles De Antoni • Andre Coudrat • Louis Le Bouedec • Emile Turlant • Philippe Vocanson • Roger Gouzy • Robert Bourdon • Georges Massard • Roger Auvin • Jules TheobaldMarcel MeysAndre Boite