|Birth:||25 April 1886|
Noellet, Pays de la Loire, France
|Death:||6 June 2001|
Cande, Pays de la Loire, France
|Age:||115 years, 42 days|
Marie Bremont [French: Marie Brémont] (25 April 1886 – 6 June 2001) was a French supercentenarian who became the oldest validated living person upon the death of Eva Morris on 2 November 2000, and held the title until her own death on 6 June 2001.
Bremont was born in Noellet, France, on 25 April 1886. Her father was a lumberjack. Her first husband, railroad worker Constant Lemaitre, was killed in the First World War. She married again to a taxi driver, Florentin Bremont, who died in 1967. She had no children. During her life, she worked as a farmer, a nanny, a seamstress and pharmaceutical factory worker.
At the age of 103, Bremont was hit by a car and broke her arm as a result. She lived in a retirement home in Cande, France, during the last years of her life.
Bremont died on 6 June 2001 at the age of 115 years, 42 days. Upon her death, the title passed to Maud Farris-Luse of the United States. She is the second-oldest French person ever behind Jeanne Calment.
- Gerontology Research Group
- Senior believed world's oldest Brandon Sun, 27 April 2001
- World's oldest woman dies at 115 BBC News, 6 June 2001
- A long life Tribune Democrat, 7 June 2001
- Marie Bremont, 115; Believed to Be Oldest Person in the World LA Times, 8 June 2001
|France's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • T • E)|
Marie-Philomene Flassayer • Marguerite-Marie Ayne • Rosine Wolff • Desiree Foucher • Marie-Ernestine Compain • Marie-Virginie Duhem • Frederique Noel • Augustine Tessier • Elisa Esnault • Eugenie Roux • Jeanne Calment • Marie-Helene Chanteperdrix • Jeanne Dumaine • Marie Bremont • Germaine Haye • Anne Primout • Camille Loiseau • Marie-Simone Capony • Clementine Solignac • Eugenie Blanchard • Maria Diaz • Marcelle Narbonne • Marie-Therese Bardet • Paule Bronzini • Irenise Moulonguet • Suzanne Burrier • Marie Liguinen • Olympe Amaury • Eudoxie Baboul • Elisabeth Collot • Honorine Rondello • Lucile Randon