Hillary Clinton turns 70: 70 images celebrating the political icon's big birthday

AOL.com editors

Born Oct. 26, 1947, Hillary Rodham Clinton turns 70 today, and we've got 70 images to celebrate the big day.

The former secretary of state and first lady has had a powerful political career, including her historic -- yet, unsuccessful -- 2016 presidential campaign. As a wife, mother and grandmother, Clinton will likely be spending her special day with family, but no public social media posts have made clear her celebratory plans.

Need a refresher on her life's work, most talked-about fashion moments and times spent with her family? Click through to see iconic images of Hillary Clinton: