ALBAWABA - The world's oldest living person, French nun Lucile Randon, commonly known as sister André, has died. She was 118.
Sister André died in her sleep at a nursing home in Toulon, France.
118 year old Catholic nun Sister Andre had been the world's oldest living person in the world. Sister Andre who saw 10 Popes in her life time, is a convert to Catholicism. pic.twitter.com/1oRR3mWlML— Sachin Jose (@Sachinettiyil) January 18, 2023
Guinness World Records released a statement mourning the oldest person in the world and said: "Guinness World Records is saddened to learn of the passing of the world's oldest person, Sister André (b. Lucile Randon) at the age of 118."
Randon was born in 1904 in southern France, she lived through two world wars and dedicated much of her life to God and the church as she became a nun in 1994.
During her lifetime, the convert to Catholicism saw 10 Popes.
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