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Ivana Trump, Donald Trump’s first wife, dies at the age of 73

NEW YORK CITY — Ivana Trump, the first wife of former President Donald Trump whose high-profile marriage was eclipsed only by a scandalous divorce, died Thursday afternoon at her Manhattan home.

She was 73.

Police responded to a call from a person in cardiac arrest at 10 East 64th Street on the Upper East Side at 12:40 p.m

The death is not considered suspicious and officials say she appears to have died of natural causes.

The Trump family released a statement confirming her death.

“It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Ivana Trump,” the statement said. “Our mother was an incredible woman – a force in business, a world-class athlete, a radiant beauty and a caring mother and friend. Ivana Trump was a survivor. She fled communism and embraced this country. She taught her children courage and tenacity, compassion and determination. She will be greatly missed by her mother, her three children and ten grandchildren.”

Trump released his own statement on his social media platform, Truth Social, saying, “I am very saddened to inform everyone who loved her, of whom there are many, that Ivana Trump passed away at her home in New York City is. She was a wonderful, beautiful and amazing woman who lived an amazing and inspiring life. Her pride and joy were her three children, Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric. She was as proud of her as we were all proud Rest in peace Ivana!”

Ivana Trump married Donald Trump in 1977 and has held key leadership positions in the Trump Organization.

Their troubled marriage and divorce became the subject of global publicity when Donald Trump’s affair with Marla Maples became public and their separation was finalized in 1992.

After the divorce, she developed her own lines of clothing, jewelry, and beauty products.

She is the author of several books, the most recent being entitled Raising Trump, and also wrote an advice column.

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