In Defence of Jeanne Calment

Jeanne Calment on her 121st birthday in 1996 Jeanne Louise Calment (1875-1997) is widely considered the oldest person in history - at least, the oldest verified by Guinness' World Records' stringent standards.  (There appear to be others who are/were older, but there usually isn't enough documentation to absolutely prove it.)  She lived for an impressive … Continue reading In Defence of Jeanne Calment