On November 19, local time, the Carter Center announced that the former first lady of the United States, Rosalynn Carter, passed away on that day at the age of 96.

Rosalynn Carter died peacefully at her home in Plains, Georgia, surrounded by her family, according to a statement released by The Carter Center. The Carter Center announced on the 17th that Rosalynn Carter began receiving hospice care.

Her husband, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. On February 18 this year, the Carter Center issued a statement saying that after a series of short-term hospitalizations, Jimmy Carter decided to receive hospice care at home.