Ivana Trump at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2000.
Ivana Trump on the Cannes Movie Competition in Might 2000.

NEW YORK: Ivana Trump — Donald Trump’s first spouse and mom of his three eldest youngsters — died on Thursday on the age of 73, the previous president introduced.

Ivana Trump “handed away at her residence in New York Metropolis,” Donald Trump wrote on his social media platform Reality Social.

He didn’t present a reason for dying however the New York Occasions reported that regulation enforcement officers have been investigating whether or not she fell down the steps at her Manhattan condominium.

A spokesperson for the New York Police Division advised AFP in an emailed assertion that officers responded to a name at her tackle on the Higher East Aspect at round 12.40pm (1740 GMT).

“Upon arrival, officers noticed a 73 year-old feminine unconscious and unresponsive. EMS (emergency medical providers) responded to the placement and pronounced the sufferer deceased on the scene,” the spokesperson stated.

The assertion added that “there doesn’t look like any criminality” and that town’s medical expert will decide the reason for dying.

Donald Trump, 76, stated in his social media publish that Ivana Trump “was an exquisite, stunning, and superb lady, who led an excellent and inspirational life.”

“Her satisfaction and pleasure have been her three youngsters, Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric. She was so happy with them, as we have been all so happy with her. Relaxation In Peace, Ivana!” he added.

Ivana Trump, a mannequin who grew up below communist rule within the former Czechoslovakia, married Donald Trump, then a budding actual property developer, in 1977.

Their first little one, Donald Jr., was born later that yr. Ivanka was born in 1981 and Eric adopted in 1984.

Eric Trump posted a tribute to his mom, who was additionally an achieved skier throughout her childhood in Japanese Europe, on Instagram Thursday.

“Our mom was an unimaginable lady — a power in enterprise, a world-class athlete, a radiant magnificence, and caring mom and pal,” the publish stated.

“She shall be dearly missed by her mom, her three youngsters and ten grandchildren,” he added.

All through the ’80s, the Trumps have been one among New York’s highest-profile {couples}, their extravagant way of life exemplifying the flashy excesses of the last decade.

Their energy and superstar grew as Donald Trump’s property enterprise soared, with Ivana Trump taking up variety of key roles within the enterprise.

Their high-profile cut up, rumored to have been brought on partly by Donald Trump’s affair with actress Marla Maples, supplied juicy content material for New York’s tabloids.

Donald Trump and Ivana Trump divorced within the early ’90s and in 1993 the longer term president married Maples.

Ivana Trump went on to get pleasure from a profitable enterprise profession of her personal, creating clothes, jewellery and wonder merchandise and penning various books.

Donald Trump’s union with Maples lasted till 1999. He married has third and present spouse, Melania Trump, in 2005.

Ivana Trump was married 4 occasions in her life, as soon as earlier than her marriage to Donald Trump and twice after.

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