Former U.S. First Lady and wife of President Jimmy Carter who was known for her dedication to peace and human rights. She also worked as a special envoy to Latin America.
At thirteen-years-old, she helped her mother raise the family when her father died.
She launched Every Child By Two, a nationwide campaign that sought to increase early childhood immunizations. She devoted a lot of her time to the field of mental health while Jimmy Carter was Governor of Georgia.
She married the thirty-ninth President of United States, Jimmy Carter, in 1946 and had four children with him.