Meilleur, Marie Louise

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Meilleur, Marie Louise Gender: F
born on 29 August 1880 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Kamouraska, Quebec (CAN), 47n34, 69w52
Timezone LMT m69w52 (is local mean time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: McKay-Clements
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 06°18' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 24°08 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 10°42'


Canadian case of longevity, considered the world's oldest person with a documented birth. Delivered by a midwife at home, she later became a midwife herself. She also taught school at one time and was a devout Catholic. Meilleur was a vegetarian who has always espoused the philosophy and practice of hard work. She had 14 kids, was grandmother to 80 and great-grandmother to 60.

In 1997 she claimed the distinction of being the world's oldest living human. It was her custom to go to bed early; she did not drink and gave up smoking in her '90s. She spent the last ten years in a nursing home in Borbeil, Ontario before she died quietly of a blood clot the afternoon of 4/16/1998, at 117. She was survived by one son and three daughters.


  • Work : Prize 1997 (World's oldest living woman)
  • Death by Disease 16 April 1998 at 12:00 noon in Borbeil, Ontario, Canada (Blood clot, age 117)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

John McKay-Clements quotes her daughter who obtained the data from her in 1998 of "early morning, about 3:00 AM."


  • Traits : Body : Constitution hardy (Centenarian)
  • Traits : Body : Diet unusual (Vegetarian)
  • Traits : Personality : Early Bird (Went to bed early)
  • Traits : Personality : Hard worker
  • Family : Parenting : Foster, Step, or Adopted Kids (80 grandkids, 60 great-grandkids)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (14 kids)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Devout Catholic)
  • Personal : Birth : Unusual circumstances (At home delivery)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 117)
  • Vocation : Medical : Other Medical Vocations (Midwife)
  • Notable : Famous : Newsmaker