Famous First Ladies - List of Famous First Ladies

The First Lady is a title normally used for the wife of the President of the United States though nowadays it is fashionable to refer to the spouses of the other heads of state too by this title. The term “First Lady” is so popular that recently it has led to the creation of the term “First Gentleman” as the title for the husband of state governors or state heads. If being the head of the state of is a responsible job, then being the wife of the head of the state is not a simple task either. As the spouse of the head of the state, there are various roles she has to play in the social and political scenario. Over the past several decades First Ladies have played the part of White House managers and hostesses. Jacqueline Kennedy, wife of President John F. Kennedy, was not just a great hostess who renovated the White House, but was also a fashion icon to America’s young women. The more recent First Ladies like Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama have taken up the roles of campaigners and social activists. Read on to learn about the life and works of various famous First Ladies.

The Most Famous First Ladies

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Asma al-AssadAugust 11, 1975Syrian, BritishAsma al-Assad is the First Lady of Syria
Evita PeronMay 7, 1919ArgentinianRadio actress Evita Peron was the second wife of President Juan Peron of Argentina
Brigitte MacronApril 13, 1953FrenchBrigitte Macron is a former high school teacher and the wife of the Emmanuel Macron, President-elect of the French Republic
Lyudmila PutinaJanuary 6, 1958RussianLyudmila Putina is a Russian linguist who was previously married to Vladimir Putin
Eva BraunFebruary 6, 1912GermanEva Braun was the partner of Hitler and later his wife – only for a few hours
Peng LiyuanNovember 20, 1962ChinesePeng Liyuan is a celebrated Chinese folk singer and the current First Lady of China
Sajida TalfahJune 24, 1937IraqiSajida Talfah is the widow of late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Ruth Williams KhamaDecember 9, 1923BotswananRuth Williams Khama was the wife of Botswana's first president, Sir Seretse Khama
Abigail AdamsNovember 11, 1744AmericanAbigail Adams was the second First Lady of America
Helen Herron TaftJune 2, 1861AmericanHelen Taft was the wife of William Howard Taft, the 27th President of the United States of America
Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush was the wife of the former President of the United States, George H

AmericanJune 8, 192599 views

Lady Bird Johnson

Lady Bird Johnson was the First Lady of the United States from 1963 to 1969

AmericanDecember 22, 1912110 views

Helen Herron Taft

Helen Taft was the wife of William Howard Taft, the 27th President of the United States of America

AmericanJune 2, 1861247 views

Raisa Gorbacheva

Raisa Gorbachev was the wife of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

RussianJanuary 5, 193295 views

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama is the wife of U.S

AmericanJanuary 17, 1964223 views

Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams was the second First Lady of America

AmericanNovember 11, 1744252 views

Mary Todd Lincoln

Mary Todd Lincoln was the wife of America’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln

Laura Bush

Laura Bush is the wife of the former President of United States of America, George W

Anna Harrison

Anna Harrison was the wife of the ninth President of the United States, William Henry Harrison

AmericanJuly 25, 1775104 views

Abigail Fillmore

Abigail Fillmore, wife of Millard Fillmore, the 13th President of the United States, was the First Lady of America from 1850 to 1853,

AmericanMarch 13, 1798134 views