Barbara Bush, matriarch of one of the most famous political families in American history, died on Tuesday at age 92.
As a writer, a family literacy advocate, and avid supporter of her family — which included two presidents — Barbara Bush touched the hearts of millions and will be remembered as someone who led with "clarity and character."
Here's a look back at 10 images memorializing her amazing life.
George Herbert Walker Bush poses with his wife Barbara in Beijing in 1974. (AFP/Getty Images)
First lady Barbara Bush greets the delegates attending the 1992 Republican Convention before beginning her 19 August 1992 speech. (Bob Deammrich/AFP/Getty Images)
On a sunny but cold day first lady Barbara Bush strolls on the White House South Lawn in Washington with the family dog, Millie, Feb. 8, 1989. (Barry Thumma/AP)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) congratulates former U.S. President George H. W. Bush (R) as Bush's wife Barbara Bush looks on at the end of a ceremony at Friedrichstadtpalast on October 31, 2009 in Berlin, Germany. (Steffen Kugler/Getty Images)
Former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush waves after being introduced by her son, President George W. Bush, at a meeting to promote his Social Security reform plan in Orlando, Florida, 18 March 2005. (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)
Former first lady Barbara Bush reads "Arthur's New Puppy" during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 24, 2008. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
This file photo shows former first lady Barbara Bush (L) talking to her dog Millie (C) as she and grandaughter Barbara Bush (R), age nine, wait for U.S. President George Bush to return to the White House 13 September 1991, in Washington, D.C. (Jennifer Law/AFP/Getty Images)
Former first lady Barbara Bush tries to quiet supporters as she campaigns for her son Florida Governor Jeb Bush at the Broward County Women's Event October 22, 2002 at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
President George W. Bush, first lady Laura Bush, former first lady Barbara Bush, and former President George H.W. Bush sit surrounded by family in the Red Room of the White House January 6, 2005 in Washington, D.C. (Eric Draper/White House via Getty Images)
U.S. President George W. Bush (L) speaks to reporters, 15 June 2003, outside the the First Congregational Church in Kennebunkport, Maine, after attending Sunday services there as his parents, former U.S. President George Bush (R) and former first lady Barbara Bush (C) look on. (Luke Frazza/AFP/Getty Images)
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