BREAKING: Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Dead at Age 96, Married to President Carter for 77 Years

ABOVE VIDEO: (Aired in 2021) Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter is now 93, and former President Jimmy Carter is 96, making him the longest-living president in American history. This week, on July 7, marks their 75th wedding anniversary, another record among U.S. presidents. They sat down with Judy Woodruff in their hometown of Plains, Ga. to discuss their life together, their legacy and the current state of American politics.

(FOX NEWS) – Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter died with her family by her side at her home in Plains, Georgia on Sunday, according to a statement by The Carter Center. She was 96.

The wife of the 39th President of the United States died after she was admitted to hospice care on Friday.

“Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished,” President Carter said. “She gave me wise guidance and encouragement when I needed it. As long as Rosalynn was in the world, I always knew somebody loved and supported me.”

She is survived by her husband, her four children, 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

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