On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1923

Weddings in History

Hermann Goering

Jan 3 German politician Hermann Goering (30) weds Carin Hulda (34)

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Jan 29 President of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (41) weds Latife Hanim; divorce in 1925

  • Mar 23 Writer Anaïs Nin (Delta of Venus) marries banker and artist Hugh Parker Guiler in Havana, Cuba

Wedding of Interest

Apr 26 English prince Albert Duke of York (George VI) (27) marries Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (22) at Westminster Abbey

Margaret Mead

Sep 3 Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead (21) weds field archaeologist Luther Cressman (25)

Francisco Franco

Oct 16 General Francisco Franco (30) marries María del Carmen Polo y Martínez-Valdés (23) at Church of San Juan el Real in Oviedo