On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1853

Weddings in History

Napoleon III

Jan 30 Emperor and French President Napoleon III marries Eugenie de Montijo, Countess of Teba

  • May 19 Dutch prince Henry marries princess Amalia of Saxony-Weimar

Stonewall Jackson

Aug 4 Confederate general Thomas Jackson (29) weds Elinor Junkin in Lexington