First Lady of Chile

unofficial title for the wife or partner of the President of Chile

The First Lady of Chile (Spanish: Primera Dama de Chile) is the title for the wife of the president of Chile. They are responsible for being in charge of social activities of the presidency. They also accompany the president in ceremonies or official activities, for example, on state visit.

First Lady of Chile

since November 16, 2023
ResidenceLa Moneda Palace
Inaugural holderMaría Mercedes Fontecilla Valdivieso
WebsiteOfficial website (in Spanish)

Although not an official title, it is widely used in formal protocol and has been used in some decrees.[1]


  1. Presidency of the Republic of Chile. "Resolución 2059 Exenta: Aprueba disposiciones generales de participación ciudadana en la Presidencia de la República". Library of the National Congress of Chile (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2016-01-19. Retrieved 2022-01-18.