Irene Lepetit
Irene Lepetit
Irene Lepetit on her 110th birthday.
Birth: 16 June 1907
Dax, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

111 years, 28 days

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Irene Lepetit [French: Irène] (née Ruinaut) (born 16 June 1907) is a French supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She is one of the top 25 oldest known living people in France.


Irene Lepetit was born Irene Ruinaut on 16 June 1907 in Dax, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. She later married and had a son in 1949, when she was 42. She was a seamstress until she was 65 years old. Every year on her birthday, the Mayor of Tarbes visits her. As of her 108th birthday, she cooks and goes shopping independently.

As of her 110th birthday, Irene lives alone in her apartment, and is visited by her niece, her housekeeper, and her caregivers several times a week. Her secret to her longevity was living a healthy life. Irene’s son passed away in 2012 aged just 63.

Irene Lepetit currently lives in Tarbes, Occitanie, France, at the age of 111 years, 28 days.


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