Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1839

Weddings in History

Charles Darwin

Jan 29 English naturalist and "On the Origin of Species" author Charles Darwin (42) marries Emma Wedgwood (41)

  • Jun 18 Dutch prince Willem Alexander (later William III) weds cousin Princess Sophia

William Gladstone

Jul 25 British PM William Gladstone (29) weds Catherine Glynne (27) in England