The identity of the mother?: Scientists do not believe in the age record of French


    The previous human age, record of fraud: Two Russian scientists consider it very likely that Jeanne Calment in 1997, has died at the age of 122 years and 164 days but their only daughter, Yvonne, at the age of 99 years. In order to circumvent the estate tax, could Yvonne have already been adopted in 1934, the identity of their mother, as this had died of a pleurisy, suspect the two Russians.

    to rails Jeanne Calment was a long time of a celebrity, because the years pass you over. God must have forgotten, quipped the old lady happy, which is the Guinness book of documented longevity record still unbroken today.

    The Russian mathematician Nikolai Sak was not able to convince your story, however. Together with the gerontological Valery Novoselov lied he searched for months biographies of Jeanne Calment, Interviews, and photos, eyewitness reports, and publicly available government data of their South of France home city of Arles. He came to the conclusion that it was the 1997 deceased’s impossible to Jeanne.

    published on research gate under the title: “Jeanne Calment: the Secret of Longevity” (Jeanne Calment: the secret of longevity). Among the 17 evidence for his Thesis, the researcher lists a copy of Jeanne Calments ID from the thirties, the information about eye color and body size with the appearance of the later Jeanne are the same. As they became famous, let her be, therefore, some of your old photos to destroy.

    As a doctor, he had always been his doubts as to Calments age, says Novoselov. “The condition of your muscles not agreed with by peers and seniors,” he said. “She was able to sit upright without assistance, and showed no signs of dementia”.

    “your Name appears in all of the studies on”

    The report of the two Russian scientists met with colleagues in different reactions. The French Gerontologist Jean-Marie Robine, who was involved in the Reviews for the Guinness book of world records, says he never doubted the authenticity of Calments documents. In an interview with AFP, he accused the two Russian scientists, to have those facts not taken into account in the discussions for the long life of Calments.