Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

1929 - 1994

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Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis (née Bouvier ; July 28, 1929 – May 19, 1994) was an American socialite, writer, photographer, and book editor who served as first lady of the United States from 1961 to 1963, as the wife of President John F. Kennedy. A popular first lady, she endeared the American public with her fashion sense, devotion to her family, and dedication to the historic preservation of the White House. During her lifetime, she was regarded as an international fashion icon.After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in French literature from George Washington University in 1951, Bouvier started working for the Washington Times-Herald as an inquiring photographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis has received more than 24,690,263 page views. Her biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is the 13th most popular companion (down from 12th in 2019), the 79th most popular biography from United States (down from 74th in 2019) and the most popular American Companion.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was the wife of President John F. Kennedy and the first lady of the United States from 1961 to 1963. She was often referred to as "Jackie O."

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Among companions, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis ranks 13 out of 687Before her are Catherine of Aragon, Fatimah, Empress Joséphine, Eva Braun, Khadija bint Khuwaylid, and Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma. After her are Madame de Pompadour, Mihrimah Sultan, Mary Boleyn, Roxana, Lucretia, and Nefertari.

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Among people born in 1929, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis ranks 7Before her are Anne Frank, Audrey Hepburn, Yasser Arafat, Martin Luther King Jr., Milan Kundera, and Bud Spencer. After her are Jürgen Habermas, Sergio Leone, Max von Sydow, Lev Yashin, Grace Kelly, and Imre Kertész. Among people deceased in 1994, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis ranks 5Before her are Kim Il-sung, Karl Popper, Richard Nixon, and Charles Bukowski. After her are Erik Erikson, Eugène Ionesco, Erich Honecker, Elias Canetti, Linus Pauling, Ayrton Senna, and Andrei Chikatilo.

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Among people born in United States, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis ranks 79 out of 15,968Before her are Woody Allen (1935), Robin Williams (1951), Stephen King (1947), John Dewey (1859), Joe Biden (1942), and Dustin Hoffman (1937). After her are Patrick Swayze (1952), Frank Sinatra (1915), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Johnny Cash (1932), James Dean (1931), and Bob Dylan (1941).

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Among companions born in United States, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis ranks 1After her are Priscilla Presley (1945), Michelle Obama (1964), Linda McCartney (1941), Pat Nixon (1912), Mary Todd Lincoln (1818), Laura Bush (1946), Rosalynn Carter (1927), Mamie Eisenhower (1896), Martha Washington (1731), Wild Bill Hickok (1837), and Abigail Adams (1744).