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Marie Guerne

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Validated By: Test Validator On Date: Apr. 26th 2022

Marie Guerne is a Swiss supercentenarian who is currently the oldest known living person in Switzerland. Her age has been validated by the European Supercentenarian Organisation (ESO).


Marie Guerne was born in Lucerne, Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland on 26 March 1912. She graduated primary and secondary school in Switzerland, where she trained to become a dressmaker. Later, she moved to London, UK, since she needed to learn English, and continued her education at various fashion studios in Paris and St. Moritz. [source]

In 1937, she married Henri Guerne. The couple had at least one son: Jean-Pierre.

In 2004, she moved into a nursing home in Orvin, Canton of Bern.

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On 16 November 2020, following the death of Alice Schaufelberger-Hunzikerhe, she became the oldest known living person in Switzerland.

On 9 March 2021, following the death of Anna Leglise (died in France), she became the oldest living Swiss-born person.

Her age was validated by the ESO on 26 April 2022.