First Lady of the
Czech Republic
Reuven Rivlin
Incumbent
Ivana Zemanová

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

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.

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 Republic

No. Portrait Name Marriage Period President of the
Czech Republic
1
Olga Havlová - portrét.jpg
Olga Havlová
(née Šplíchalová)
11 July 1933 – 27 January 1996 (aged 62)
1964 2 February 1993 – 27 January 1996 Václav Havel
Vacant
2
Dagmar-Havlova-Veskrnova-TV-show-Bolkoviny.jpg
Dagmar Havlová
(née Veškrnová)
Born: (1953-03-22) 22 March 1953 (age 69)
1997 4 January 1997 – 2 February 2003
3
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Livia Klausová
(née Mištinová)
Born: (1943-11-10) 10 November 1943 (age 78)
1968 7 March 2003 – 7 March 2013 Václav Klaus
4
Reuven Rivlin
Ivana Zemanová
(née Bednarčíková)
Born: (1965-04-29) 29 April 1965 (age 57)
1993 8 March 2013 – present Miloš Zeman

See also

References

  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.