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Roger Gouzy
Roger Gouzy
Roger Gouzy (right) at the age of 109.
Birth: 23 July 1905
La Palme, Aude, France
Death: 13 January 2016
Narbonne, France
Age: 110 years, 174 days
Country: FranceFRA

Roger Gouzy (23 July 1905 – 13 January 2016)[1] was a French supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated. He was the oldest living man in France since the death of Philippe Vocanson on 18 January 2015 and the joint 25th-oldest living French person. He is the 13th-oldest French man ever.


Roger Joseph Adrien Gouzy worked as a chauffeur in the 1930's. After World War 2, he began working as a mechanic, sewing machines for a garment company in Sète. He had a son whom he outlived.

He lived near Narbonne in a retirement home and could play the trumpet. He died on 13 January 2016 at the age of 110 years, 174 days.


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