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GRACE MACHEL: The Only Woman To Be The First Lady Of Two Countries.

GRACE MACHEL the only woman to be the first lady of two countries, she was the first lady of Mozambique and South Africa at a point in time.

Grace Machel was the first lady to "SAMORA MACHEL" (President of Mozambique ) within 11th of November, 1975 to 19th of October, 1986

She was also first lady to "NELSON MANDELA" (President of South Africa) between 18th of July, 1998 to 14th of June, 1999.

Graça Machel (Portuguese pronunciation) was born on 17th of October, 1945. Grace married Samora Machel , the first president of Mozambique, in 1975, they had two children Josina and Malengane. Samora Machel died in office in 1986 when his presidential aircraft crashed near the Mozambique - South Africa border. Then, Graça Machel married Nelson Mandela, in Johannesburg on 18th of July 1998, Mandela's 80th birthday. At the time, Mandela was serving as the first post-apartheid president of South Africa.

Grace Machel is the only woman in modern history to have served as First Lady of two different countries.


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