On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1862

Weddings in History

Dmitri Mendeleev

Apr 27 Chemist Dmitri Mendeleev (28) weds Feozva Nikitichna Leshcheva at Nikolaev Engineering Institute's church in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Sep 16 Liliuokalani, Queen of Hawaii (1891-93) marries John Owen Dominis

Leo Tolstoy

Sep 23 Russian novelist and author of "War and Peace" Leo Tolstoy (34) marries Sophia Andreevna Behrs (18) daughter of a physician