Carolyn Bessette Kennedy

fashion publicist, socialite
Born: 1/7/1966
Birthplace: White Plains, N.Y.

press-shy fashion publicist who was thrown into the media spotlight when she married John F. Kennedy, Jr., in 1996. She managed to maintain a certain degree of privacy in spite of her husband's fame, but their tragic death in a plane crash attracted enormous worldwide attention.

Died: Martha's Vineyard, Mass., 7/16/1999