Ivana Trump, first wife of Donald Trump, is dead at 73

In a statement posted to Truth Social, Donald Trump called his first wife "a wonderful,

beautiful, and amazing woman, who led a great and inspirational life."

Ivana's son Eric Trump commemorated his mother in a post on Instagram.

"Our mother was an incredible woman — a force in business, a world-class  athlete, a radiant beauty, and caring mother and friend,

Eric Trump wrote. "She fled from communism and embraced this country.

She taught her children about grit and toughness, compassion and determination