Caroline Campistron

  • Full name: Caroline Campistron
  • Lifespan: 27.05.1867 – 2.03.1978
  • Age: 110 years, 279 days
  • Birthplace: Paris, Ile-de-France, France
  • Last residence: Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
  • Application date: N/A
  • Validation date:  N/A
  • Validation source: Jean-Marie Robine


Caroline Campistron was born as Caroline Maurette Mauche in Paris, Ile-de-France, France, on 27 May 1867. On 5 February 1891, she married Bertrand Campistron, a jeweller, in Toulouse. She later moved to Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France.

In October 1975, Campistron spent a day in Paris. At the time, she was reported to be in good health, eating well, and she only accepted a wheelchair when she visited the Maison de la Radio. In her last years, she lived with one of her granddaughters in Rochefort.

In March 1977, at the age of 109, Campistron voted during the 1977 French municipal elections.

Caroline Campistron died in Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France on 2 March 1978, at the age of 110 years, 279 days. She was survived by two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was the second-oldest living person in France at the time of her death, behind only Marie-Virginie Duhem of Hauts-de-France.


Caroline Campistron age was verified by Jean-Marie Robine and validated by the GRG.

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