June 17 at his home in new York died Jean Kennedy Smith, American diplomat, sister of the 35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy. On this edition of The New York Times said her daughter Kim.
The cause of death is not known. Kennedy-Smith was 92 years old.
She was the eighth and last living of the nine children of Joseph and Rose Kennedy, the most famous of which were her brothers John (killed in Dallas in 1963) and Robert (U.S. attorney General, assassinated in Los Angeles in 1968). Youngest brother Edward, a Senator from Massachusetts, gene has survived for 11 years.
1993-1998 Kennedy Smith was Ambassador to Ireland. This period saw the final resolution of the problem of Ulster. In 1998 Irish President Mary McAleese conferred her the honorary citizenship.
In the obituary published by the U.S. Embassy in Dublin, are the words of the former head of the mission, said about Ireland, the ancestral home of the Kennedy clan: “Although I’m leaving, I’m actually not leaving because my heart will always be here.”
Kennedy-Smith has four children and six grandchildren.