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French President Emmanuel Macron's efforts to create a "real status" for First Lady Brigitte Macron have thrown a spotlight on the role of her counterparts around the world. With the exception of the monarchy, the partners of European heads of state and government, often discreet, have no special status and some continue to work. In Britain, where the monarchy plays an important role in representing the country, Prime Minister Theresa May's banker husband has kept his job, as did the wives of David Cameron and Tony Blair before him.
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