On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1800

Weddings in History

  • Jan 20 Napoleon I's sister Carolina marries King Joachim Murat of Naples

George Canning

Jul 8 Prime Minister of UK George Canning (30) weds heiress Joan Scott

Elizabeth Fry

Aug 19 Social reformer Elizabeth Fry née Gurney (20) weds tea dealer Joseph Fry (23) at the Norwich Quaker Meeting House in Norwich, England