Weddings & Divorces in History on July 28

Weddings in History

Henry VIII

1540 English King Henry VIII (49) marries Catherine Howard (16 or 17), his 5th wife

Anne Stuart

1683 Anne Stuart, later the British Queen Anne, marries Prince George of Denmark at the Chapel Royal

Otto von Bismarck

1847 Future German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck (32) weds noblewoman Johanna von Puttkamer (23) in Kolczyglowy, Poland

Joseph Stalin

1906 Future dictator of the Soviet Union Joseph Stalin (27) weds Ekaterina Svanidze (21) at St. David's Church in Tiflis (now Tbilisi, Georgia)

Vladimir Putin

1983 Russian president Vladimir Putin (30) weds flight attendant Lyudmila Shkrebneva (25)

  • 1997 Two-time Grammy Award winner Sheena Easton (38) weds documentary director Timothy Delarm (35) in Las Vegas