Images of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, 96 and 93 respectively, as the former US presidential couple mark 75 years of marriage: Jimmy Carter, seen here with Rosalynn in 2018, was president from 1977 to 1981. They still live in their hometown of Plains, Georgia James Earl Carter Jr, fresh from the US Naval Academy, married Eleanor Rosalynn Smith at a Methodist church in Plains on 7 July 1946 Rosalynn supported Jimmy's rise through Democratic politics, from his election as a state senator in Georgia in 1963 to the 1976 presidential campaign, seen here On one occasion, the couple met rock legend Elvis Presley The 39th president of the United States and his first lady walked in the inaugural parade with their daughter Amy on 20 January 1977. They also have three sons Dancing at a White House ball on 13 December 1978 Entertaining the Shah of Iran and his wife Empress Farah Pahlavi in November 1977 Alongside Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin at the Camp David peace talks between Israel and Egypt in September 1978 Welcoming Pope John Paul II to the White House in October 1979 Jimmy Carter lost the election of 1980 to Republican challenger Ronald Reagan, who is seen here visiting the Carters with his wife Nancy After leaving office the Carters were involved in peace initiatives abroad. In 2002 they made a visit to communist Cuba Back home, the couple supported the Habitat for Humanity charity, building affordable homes In December 2018, they attended the funeral of George Bush Sr in Washington DC along with other former presidents and their wives, as well as then President Donald Trump New President Joe Biden and his wife Jill visited the Carters at their home in Plains on 29 April
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