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Roger Gouzy
Roger Gouzy
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
Unvalidated

Roger Joseph Adrien Gouzy (23 July 1905 – 13 January 2016)[1] was a French supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). He was the oldest living man in France since the death of Philippe Vocanson on 17 January 2015, and the joint 25th-oldest living French person at the time of his death. He is currently the 14th-oldest French man ever.

Biography

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.

References


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

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