Bourdon, Robert

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Bourdon, Robert Gender: M
Robert Eugène Bourdon
born on 25 March 1906 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Issy les Moulineaux, France, 48n49, 2e17
Timezone PMT m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 03°48' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 08°01 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 16°42'


French centenarian, he was the Doyen masculin des Français, France's oldest man, from 13 January 2016 until his death in Nice at age 109 on 9 March 2016. He became doyen upon the death of Roger Gouzy and he was succeeded as doyen by Georges Massard.

Robert Bourdon's father died when he was 17. In 1918, he obtained the certificate of primary studies with the classification of 1st in the canton. In 1923, he obtained a diploma in technical engineering from the Higher School of Electricity (Supélec).

In 1970, he retired and moved to Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée. He was involved in the tourist office and the expansion of the Auron station. In 2016, he moved to Nice.

He wrote two books, Saint-Étienne-de-Tinée: jadis et aujourd'hui: histoire et évolution d'un village frontalier des Alpes-Maritimes (1991) and Un siècle! Et quel siècle!: mémoires d'un centenaire (2006).

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)



Source Notes

Civil birth registry entry in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file (Hauts-de-Seine archives, no. 102).


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Centenarian, age 109)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Newsmaker