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Amélie Courbière

Amélie Courbière (née Bauer) was a French supercentenarian who was the oldest resident of the department of Essonne. Her age has not been validated by LongeviQuest (LQ).


Courbière was born as Amélie Bauer in Bas-Rhin department, then Alsace (now Grand Est). She started working in a bakery aged 17 and later married her husband, who was a firefighter.

At the age of 102, Courbière moved to Étampes, a commune near the center of Paris. By 2023, she was living in nearby Cerny. As a centenarian, she was a great-great-grandmother and was known for her kindness to everyone.

Courbière died in Cerny on 3 September 2023 at the age of 110 years, 165 days.

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On her 106th birthday, Courbière was presented with a bouquet of flowers by the mayor of Étampes, Bernard Laplace, as well as several other dignitaries.

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