- Category : 1894-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Prevention 2
France's oldest man on record and one of the last surviving French veterans of World War I. He was, at the age of 111 years and 320 days, France's longest-lived soldier ever. Moreover, Floquet was France's oldest living man for more than four years. France's oldest person was a woman, Jeanne Calment, aged 122 years 164 days when she died, who still remains the oldest verified person ever, is more than a decade older than Floquet.
Floquet was in the artillery during World War I and was wounded on several occasions. His outer ear was blown off and a German bullet was lodged in his arm.
After the war, Floquet married and became a tractor repairman. He worked his garden until he was over age 100. At age 110 he still rode an exercise bike for 20 minutes a day in the backyard of his apartment.
Floquet became France's oldest living veteran on 30 March 2002, following the passing of 109-year-old Hilaire D'Harboulle. He also became the oldest living man in France.
In May 2006, Floquet became France's oldest verified man on record, when he surpassed Algerian-born Émile Fourcade (1884–1995), who lived to age 111 years and 153 days.
At the time of his death, Floquet was the oldest living man in Europe. He died on 10 November 2006 in Montauroux just one day before the 88th anniversary of the end of World War I.