Alicia Corveleyn
Alicia Corveleyn
Alicia Corveleyn at age 109
Birth: 8 January 1905
Oostende, West Flanders, Belgium
Death: 31 January 2017
Oostende, West Flanders, Belgium
Age: 112 years, 23 days
Country: BEL FlagBEL

Alicia Corveleyn (8 January 1905 – 31 January 2017) was a Belgian supercentenarian who is officially verified and was the oldest living person in Belgium since the passing of Anna de Guchtenaere on 6 April 2015, and since the passing of Anne de Sousberghe of the UK on 12 February 2016, the oldest living Belgian-born person, until her own death on 31 January 2017.

Corveleyn was born and lived her whole life in Oostende. During World War I, her family fled to the United Kingdom. They would return to Belgium in 1918. She worked as a seamstress. In 1936, she married Fernand van den Berghe, who died in 1983. The couple had no children. [1]

Alicia Corveleyn died on 31 January 2017 at the age of 112 years, 23 days. The oldest person in Belgium after her death is Fernande de Raeve (born 3 December 1906).


Gerontology Research Group

  1. Alicia blaast 110 kaarsjes uit 10 January 2015

Belgium's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Maria Irma Casteur • Catharina Ververs • Marie de Ruyver • Joanna Deroover • Anne-Marie Vandermersch • Louis Marion • Victoire Ricaille • Maria Arnou-Verkeyn • Maria Annaert • Irma van de Voorde • Marcelle Droogmans • Romanie Pollet • Bernardina van Dommelen • Gabrielle Demets • Adrienne LedentGermaine Degueldre • Fanny Godin • Anna de Guchtenaere • Alicia Corveleyn • Fernande Everaert-De Raeve • Madeleine DullierElisabeth De Proost