On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1849

Weddings in History

Louis Pasteur

May 29 Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur (26) weds secretary Marie Laurent (23) in Strasbourg, France

John Abbott

Jul 26 Prime Minister of Canada John Abbott (28) weds Mary Bethune at bride's parents home


Divorces in History

  • Mar 28 Dutch princess Marianne & Prince Albert of Prussia separate