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Lina Moreno de Uribe, First Lady, Colombia

First Lady of Colombia

Lina Maria Moreno de Uribe, First Lady of Colombia Lina Maria Moreno de Uribe was born in Medellín, capital of Antioquia Department, Colombia. Arts graduate who studied anthropology and literature, has accompanied her husband, Alvaro Uribe Velez, in a brilliant public career in which he has been Head of Property of Public Enterprises of...Read More »

Liu Yongqing, First Lady of China

First Lady of China

Liu Yongqing, First Lady of China Liu Yongqing (simplified Chinese: 刘永清; traditional Chinese: 劉永清; pinyin: Liú Yǒngqīng) is the wife of Hu Jintao, the current General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and President of the People’s Republic of China. Liu Yongqing has, as is the Chinese custom, retained her maiden name. Traditionally,...Read More »

Cecilia Morel Montes, First Lady of Chile

First Lady of Chile

Cecilia Morel Montes, First Lady of Chile Cecilia is the fourth child of seven children, consisting of upper-class marriage of the Engineer Eduardo Montes Paulina Morel Chaigneau and Brunet, sister of Hugo Montes Brunet. Her mother, housewife, attended the Red Cross is dedicated to volunteerism. Cecilia extended the studies in the College Jeanne D’Arc...Read More »

Hinda Déby Itno, First Lady of Chad

First Lady of Chad

Hinda Déby Itno, First Lady of Chad Hinda Acyl Mahamat Abderrahim, wife Deby, Chad’s First Lady, was born April 2, 1980 in N’Djamena, and Mariam Mahamat Abderrahim Acyl.Son father to nine children from his two wives, six Mariam Abderahim Acyl. Supervisor of Insurance in the Ministry of Economy and Finance, and diplomat in the...Read More »

Chantal Compaoré (née Terrasson), First Lady of Burkina Faso

First Lady of Burkina Faso

Chantal Compaoré (née Terrasson), First Lady of Burkina Faso Chantal Compaoré, born Chantal Terrasson de Fougères, is the wife of President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso since 1985. Since becoming the first lady, in 1987, she has endeavored in philanthropic ventures in Burkina Faso, and in the continent of Africa. Chantal Compaoré’s main fields...Read More »

Her Majesty Raja Isteri, First Lady of Brunei

First Lady of Brunei

Her Majesty Raja Isteri, First Lady of Brunei (wife of Sultan of Brunei) Her Majesty Paduka Seri Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam was born in Brunei Town (now Bandar Seri Begawan), Brunei Darussalam on 7th October 1946. Her Majesty was married to His Majesty...Read More »

Queen Tshering Yangdon, First Lady of Bhutan

First Lady of Bhutan

Queen Tshering Yangdon, First Lady of Bhutan (mother of the King) Queen Ashi Tshering Yangdon (* 21 June 1959) is the third wife of the former Bhutanese king Jigme Singye Wangchuck, and current Queen Mother of Bhutan. She is the mother of the current Bhutanese king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. She is also the...Read More »

Chantal Boni Yayi, First Lady of Benin

First Lady of Benin

Chantal Boni Yayi, First Lady of Benin In collaboration with UNICEF, Mrs. Chantal BONI YAYI launched the “All Girls to School Campaign,” in October 2008. The objective of the campaign is to increase awareness-raising amongst community leaders, parents, traditional chiefs, media, and children themselves, on the utmost importance of sending all children especially girls...Read More »

Kim Simplis-Barrow, First Lady of Belize

First Lady of Belize

Kim Simplis-Barrow, First Lady of Belize Kim Simplis Barrow is the Founder and Director of Lifeline Foundation. She holds two Master’s Degrees, one in International Business and the other in Hospitality Management. After 10 years of management experience working in the tourism and hospitality industries, she now dedicates most of her time to helping...Read More »

Paola, Queen of the Belgians

First Lady (Queen) of Belgium

Donna Paola Margherita Maria Antonia Consiglia, First Lady (Queen) of Belgium Paola, Queen of the Belgians (née Donna Paola Margherita Maria Antonia Consiglia, Princess Ruffo di Calabria; born 11 September 1937, Forte dei Marmi, Italy), is the queen consort of Albert II of Belgium. She is the seventh and youngest child of Fulco, Prince...Read More »

First Lady of Bangladesh

Anwara Begum, wife of the former President Iajuddin Ahmed is the current first lady of Bangladesh. Mrs. Ivey Rahman, the beloved wife of the President Zillur Rahman and a veteran leader of Bangladesh Awami League died after two days following the brutal grenade attack on 21 August 2004 at a grand-rally of Bangladesh Awami...Read More »