On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1857

Weddings in History

Jules Verne

Jan 10 Novelist Jules Verne (28) weds Honorine de Viane Morel

  • Jun 6 Sophia of Nassau marries the future King Oscar II of Sweden-Norway

Stonewall Jackson

Jul 16 Confederate general Thomas Jackson (33) weds Mary Anna Morrison in Lincoln County

Maximilian I

Jul 27 Emperor of Mexico Maximilian I (25) weds princess Charlotte of Belgium (17) in Brussels

John Singleton Mosby

Dec 30 Confederate army cavalry battalion commander John S. Mosby (24) weds Pauline Clarke in Nashville