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George H.W. and Barbara Bush: A Love Story Spanning 72 Years

Before Beyoncé and Jay Z, George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, and his wife, Barbara Bush, were the OG #CoupleGoals. A love story that spans more than 70 years, Barbara and George have been by each other’s side since they wed in 1945. They are the parents of George W. Bush, the 43rd president, and Jeb Bush, the 43rd governor of Florida. Aside from raising two successful sons, Barbara was the second lady of the U.S. from 1981 to 1989, and the first lady from 1989 to 1993, always standing by her husband’s side. In honor of Mrs. Bush’s 92nd birthday, we decided to reflect on the couple’s love story and some of the adorable moments they’ve shared through their 72 years together.