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Former First Lady of the United States Barbara Bush Dies At 92

Updated On 17 Apr, 2018 Published On

Barbara Bush, wife of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush is no more among us, a family spokesman said. Barbara passed away on Tuesday, April 17. She was 92. 

Barbara whose plain-spokesman manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her late husband, 

What you see with me is what you get. I'm not running for president — George Bush is,

she said during the 1988 Republican National Convention, where George, then vice president, was nominated to succeed Ronald Reagan.

The Bushes were married on January 6, 1945, and had the longest marriage of any presidential couple in American history. Mrs. Bush was one of only two first ladies who had a child, elected as president, the other was Abigail Adams, mother of John Quincy Adams and the wife of John Adams

The world is shocked by the demise of such a wonderful woman. Barack Obama and Michelle Obama issued a statement on the passing of Barbara Bush which reads,

Statement from former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Obama on the Passing of Barbara Bush

Statement from former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Obama on the Passing of Barbara Bush

Source: Twitter

Bill Clinton tweeted,