Jackie Kennedy Photos - Biography

The Life & Iconic Looks of Jackie Kennedy (PHOTOS)

Born on July 28, 1929, First Lady Jackie Kennedy became a fixture in Washington D.C. and to the world — bringing together fashion, politics and high culture into the White House. Here are some images that made her the Queen of Camelot.
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The Start of Something New

John and Jackie Kennedy 1961 inauguration

President Kennedy with First Lady Jackie (in a fur-trimmed suit designed by Oleg Cassini) at his inauguration, January 1961.

A Most Impressive Hostess

John F. Kennedy: As First Lady, Jackie Kennedy took it upon herself to completely restore and even redecorate the White House. Also her abilities at entertaining gave White House events a reputation of being quite the party.

As First Lady, Jackie Kennedy took it upon herself to completely restore and even redecorate the White House. Also her talents for entertaining gave White House events a reputation of being quite the party.

On the World Stage

John F. Kennedy: Kennedy and his wife Jackie were very young in comparison to the earlier presidents and first ladies. They were both extraordinarily popular in ways more common to pop singers and movie stars than politicians.

Kennedy and Jackie were very young in comparison to the earlier presidents and first ladies. They were both extraordinarily popular in ways more common to pop singers and movie stars than politicians.

Sophisticated First Lady

Jackie Kennedy Photo

Jackie brought a new level of sophistication to the White House through her personal style. 

The Object of Admiration

The President and Mrs. Kennedy attend a dinner May 11, 1962 in honor of Minister of State for Cultural Affairs of France, Andre Malroux, left.

The President and Mrs. Kennedy attend a dinner on May 11, 1962 in honor of Minister of State for Cultural Affairs of France, Andre Malroux, left. 

Easy Breezy in Hyannis Port

John and Jackie Kennedy and their two children, Caroline and John Jr. in Hyannis Port, August 1962.

Jackie getting some R&R with her family in Hyannis Port, August 1962.

New Chapter, New Style: From Mrs. Kennedy to Mrs. Onassis 

Jackie Kennedy Aristotle Onassis Photo

In October 1968, Jackie married Greek shipping tycoon billionaire Aristotle Onassis. Her style, while consummately classic and glamorous, had a relaxed feel to it. In this photo, the couple leaves P.J. Clarke's restaurant in New York City, January 1971.