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Meet The First Lady of Two Different Countries' First Presidents.

Graça Machel could be described as a politician as well as a communal and human rights advocate from Mozambique.

She became the widow of Mozambique's prime president by name Samora Machel, and South Africa's first president in the name of Nelson Mandela, the iconic anti-apartheid, nationalist, politician, and social advocate.

As the public eyes turn to South Africa's first president, it's obvious that his wife, will go down in documented papers as a pioneer in the battle against lack of education and inequality.

Graça Simbine was born in Incadine, Portuguese East Africa, now recognized as Mozambique in 17th October, 1945.

Despite the fact that she is the first woman on earth to serve as the first lady of two countries, she is a bright lady with a successful political life in Mozambique.

She was appointed Chief of Culture and Education in the current government.

In September 1975, three months after Mozambique's liberation, she wedded Samora Machel.

Josina, their daughter, was birthed dating back April 1976 as well as Malengane, their son, was also birthed in December 1978.

On 19th October 1986, Samora Machel suffered a plane crash and died in Lebombo Mountains (South Africa). 

She wedded Nelson Mandela on his birth anniversary, in Johannesburg around 18th July 1998.

Sadly, Mandela passed away on 5th December 2013, following a long battle with a persistent respiratory infection.

Stay tuned, more to come!

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