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A List Of First Ladies Around The World

Updated June 14, 2019 9.6k views225 items

List of famous female first ladys, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female first ladys list contains the most prominent and top females known for being first ladys. There are thousand of females working as first ladys in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic first ladys have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a first lady then the people below should give you inspiration.

List is made up of many different people, including Sally Hayfron and Aurora Quezon.

While this isn't a list of all female first ladys, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female first ladys?" and "Who are the best female first ladys?"

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  • Michelle Obama
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    Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (née Robinson; born January 17, 1964) is an American lawyer, university administrator and writer, who was the first lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is married to the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama, and was the first African-American first lady. Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, Obama is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School. In her early legal career, she worked at the law firm Sidley Austin, where she met Barack Obama. She subsequently worked in non-profits and as the associate dean of Student Services at the University of Chicago and the vice president for Community and External Affairs... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Hillary Clinton
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    Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born Hillary Diane Rodham, October 26, 1947) is an American politician, diplomat, lawyer, writer and public speaker. She was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, a United States senator from New York from 2001 to 2009 and the 67th United States secretary of state from 2009 until 2013. Clinton became the first woman to be nominated for President of the United States by a major political party when she won the Democratic Party nomination in 2016. Raised in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge, Clinton graduated from Wellesley College in 1969 and earned a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in 1973. After serving as a congressional legal counsel, she moved... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 72
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
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    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (; October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from March 4, 1933 to April 12, 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, making her the longest serving First Lady of the United States. Roosevelt served as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly from 1945 to 1952.President Harry S. Truman later called her the "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements.Roosevelt was a member of the prominent American Roosevelt and Livingston families and a niece of President Theodore Roosevelt. She had... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 78 (1884-1962)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
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    Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis (née Bouvier ; July 28, 1929 – May 19, 1994) was First Lady of the United States during the presidency of John F. Kennedy and was regarded then and afterward as an international icon of style and culture. Bouvier was born in 1929 in Southampton, New York, to Wall Street stockbroker John Vernou Bouvier III and his wife, Janet Lee Bouvier. In 1951, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in French literature from George Washington University and went on to work for the Washington Times-Herald as an inquiring photographer.In 1952, Bouvier met then-Congressman Jack Kennedy at a dinner party in Washington. Kennedy was elected to the Senate that same year, and the... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 65 (1929-1994)
    • Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States of America