Marie-Madeleine Saint-Laurent

  • Full name: Marie-Madeleine Saint-Laurent (née Borrut)
  • Lifespan: (09.08.1912 – present)
  • Age: 111 years
  • Birthplace: Mane, Haute-Garonne Department, Occitanie, France
  • Last residence: Auch, Gers Department, Occitanie, France
  • Application date: 10.12.2023
  • Validation date: TBA
  • Validation source: Sylvain Grosgeorge


Marie-Madeleine Saint-Laurent was born as Marie-Madeleine Borrut on 9 August 1912, in Mane, Haute-Garonne, Occitanie, France. She is the daughter of Clement Borrut and Nieves “Agnes” Gerotina. Marie-Madeleine spent her childhood in Catalonia, Spain, and at the age of 8, her family returned to France, settling in Masseube, Gers.

At 29, she married Georges Saint-Laurent, a soldier, and the couple relocated to Algeria (then French Algeria) in 1941. After the Algerian War, they returned to metropolitan France and later moved to Chad. Eventually, they came back to France, settling in Paris. In the late 60s, Saint-Laurent’s husband retired, and they moved to Simorre (Gers) and later to Auch in 1989. She became a widow in 2001. At 107, she moved into the nursing home Les Jardins d’Agape in Auch. In August 2022, she celebrated her 110th birthday.

Marie-Madeleine Saint-Laurent currently resides at the Les Jardins d’Agape nursing home in Auch, Gers, Occitanie, France, at the age of 111 years, 147 days. She is currently the second-oldest known living person in Occitanie (and in Gers department), following Paulette Magne-Ducamin, and the second-oldest known living person born in Occitanie, following Magne-Ducamin.


The age of Marie-Madeleine Saint-Laurent was meticulously examined and verified by Mr. Sylvain Grosgeorge, GRG Correspondent for France, and validated by the GRG as of TBA date.

Marie-Madeleine Saint-Laurent on her 110th birthday.

Marie-Madeleine Saint-Laurent on her 111th birthday.

Photo courtesy of La Depeche.

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