|Anne de Sousberghe|
Anne de Sousberghe on her 110th birthday
|Birth:||7 November 1904|
|Death:||12 February 2016|
London, England, UK
|Age:||111 years, 97 days|
Marie Anne Ghislaine Josephine de Clerque-Wissocq de Sousberghe (known as Sister Anne; 7 November 1904 – 12 February 2016) was a Belgian-born British supercentenarian. She was the fourth-oldest living person in the United Kingdom at the time of her death and was also the oldest living Belgian-born person.
Born in Brussels, Belgium, on 7 November 1904. Anne had an older brother, Leon (1903–2006), who lived to the age of 102 years, 156 days.
Sister Anne has never married, however she recalls that before she became a nun, she had a boyfriend who she thought she would marry, but she recalled that "I had to do what I felt God was calling me to do."
She celebrated her 110th birthday in November 2014, and was visited by relatives from Belgium. On her 111th birthday, she was given a rosary, as a gift from Pope Francis. Her birthday wish was "for every person to know happiness."
She died on 12 February 2016 at the age of 111 years, 97 days.