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.
In March Invasion Free
reported that at 113 years and 264 days Marie-Therese Bardet tied in 104th place on the list of the oldest people in the world ever.