On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1878

Weddings in History

Archibald Primrose

Mar 20 53rd UK Prime Minister Archibald Primrose (31) weds heiress Hannah de Rothschild (27) at the Board of Guardians in Mount Street, London

Friedrich Engels

Sep 11 German philosopher Friedrich Engels (57) marries Lizzie Burns (51), hours before her death in London

Bram Stoker

Dec 4 Novelist Bram Stoker (31) weds Florence Balcombe (20) in Dublin, Ireland