Elisabeth Frenoy
Elisabeth Frenoy
Birth: 7 February 1907
Marne, Grand Est, France

111 years, 163 days

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Elisabeth Marie Louise Frenoy (née Popelin) (born 7 February 1907) is a French supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Elisabeth Frenoy was born Elisabeth Popelin on 7 February 1907 in Marne, Grand Est, France as the fourth of five children born to parents Rene and Germaine (née Bellanger) Popelin. She had four siblings: Jean (1901-2006), Camille (1902-2006), Paul (1904-1989) and Marie (1912-2018). Her mother died in 1923 aged just 44. On 29 June 1929, she married Pierre Frenoy and had four children with him.

On 11 March 1953, Elisabeth's father Rene passed away aged 85. Pierre passed away on 5 June 1982, a few weeks before what would have been the couple's 53rd wedding anniversary. He was 79 years old when he died. In 1989, her brother Paul was the first of her siblings to pass away aged 85.

Frenoy’s two remaining brothers, Jean and Camille Popelin, later lived to be 105 and 103 years old respectively, and her sister, Marie Godinot, died on 26 April 2018 aged 106.

Elisabeth Frenoy currently lives in Chalons-en-Champagne, Marne, Grand Est, France, at the age of 111 years, 163 days. She is currently the ninth-oldest known person in France.