Charlotte Garrigue Masaryk ( 1850 in Brooklyn, New York, USA – 1923 Lány) was the wife of Tomáš Masaryk, the first President of Czechoslovakia. In 1877, visiting Leipzig, she first met her future husband. They married a year later in the USA. After the wedding, her husband added her surname into his name. Masaryks moved to Prague, where Tomáš obtained a professorship. Couples children - Alice, Herbert, Olga, and Jan, who later became a noted Czechoslovakian diplomat and politician.