Oldest Person: Jeanne Louise Calment


Jeanne Louise Calment (21 February 1875 – 4 August 1997) had the longest confirmed human life span in history, living to the age of 122 years, 164 days (44724 days total).  Her life span has been thoroughly documented by scientific study, with more records having been produced to verify her age than for any other case.  A documentary film about her life, entitled Beyond 120 Years with Jeanne Calment, was released on 17 November 1995.

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