First Lady of the Czech Republic

The First Lady of the Czech Republic is the hostess of the Prague Castle, advisor to the president, and often plays a role in social activism. The position is traditionally held by the wife of the president of the Czech Republic, concurrent with his term of office. She has no official role in the presidency and her role is strictly ceremonial.

First Lady of the
Czech Republic
Reuven Rivlin's visit to Czech Republic (4) – Ivana Zemanová.jpg
Incumbent
Ivana Zemanová

since 8 March 2013
ResidencePrague Castle
Inaugural holderOlga Havlová
Formation2 February 1993 (1993-02-02)
WebsiteFirst Lady

The current first lady of the Czech Republic is Ivana Zemanová. She has been the first lady since 8 March 2013 as wife of President Miloš Zeman.[1]

List of first ladies of the Czech RepublicEdit

No. Portrait Name Marriage Period President of the
Czech Republic
1   Olga Havlová
(née Šplíchalová)
11 July 1933 – 27 January 1996 (aged 62)
1964 2 February 1993 – 27 January 1996 Václav Havel
Vacant
2   Dagmar Havlová
(née Veškrnová)
Born: (1953-03-22) 22 March 1953 (age 66)
1997 4 January 1997 – 2 February 2003
3   Livia Klausová
(née Mištinová)
Born: (1943-11-10) 10 November 1943 (age 76)
1968 7 March 2003 – 7 March 2013 Václav Klaus
4   Ivana Zemanová
(née Bednarčíková)
Born: (1965-04-29) 29 April 1965 (age 54)
1993 8 March 2013 – present Miloš Zeman

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ivana Zemanová zahájila dostih v Mostě, s rolí první dámy už se prý poprala" (in Czech). Novinky.cz. 11 May 2013. Retrieved 29 May 2015.