Supercentenarian Marie-Therese Bardet died on June 8 at the age of 114. The French woman was the oldest known living woman in Europe at the time of her death.
Marie-Therese Bardet died at her retirement home in the western village of Pontchateau, Naharnet reported. In addition to being the oldest known woman in Europe she was also the sixth oldest person in the world, according to statistics compiled by U.S. based Gerontology Research Group (GRG). Their data is based on birth certificates of those aged over 110.
The oldest known person in the world is 115.
The Herald Sun reported Bardet had two children, seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.