On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1947

Weddings in History

Wernher von Braun

Mar 1 Rocket engineer Wernher von Braun (34) weds Maria Luise von Quistorp (18) at a Lutheran church in Landshut, Bavaria, Germany

Edward W. Brooke

Jun 7 US Senator Edward W. Brooke (27) weds first wife Remigia Ferrari-Scacco

  • Sep 27 Fantasy and sci-fiction writer Ray Bradbury (27) weds Marguerite McClure (25)

Wedding of Interest

Nov 20 Future British Queen Princess Elizabeth II (21) weds Lt Philip Mountbatten (26) in Westminster Abbey, London

Stan Lee

Dec 5 "Spider-Man" creator Stan Lee (24) weds Joan Clayton Boocock

Suharto

Dec 26 President of Indonesia Suharto (26) weds Siti Hartinah (24) in Surakarta at a traditional Javanese ceremony