Weddings & Divorces in History on June 19

Weddings in History

  • 1369 Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy marries Margaret 111 Countess of Flanders

Karl Marx

1843 Philosopher Karl Marx (25) weds Jenny von Westphalen in Germany

  • 1850 Swedish/Norwegian crown prince Charles weds Dutch princess Wilhelmina

William Howard Taft

1886 US President William Taft (28) weds Helen Herron (25) in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • 1976 King Charles XVI Gustaf of Sweden marries Silvia Renate Sommerlath in Stockholm Cathedral, 1st Swedish reigning monarch to marry since 1797
  • 1993 Mandy Smith (Bill Wyman's ex-wife) weds Pat van den Hauwe

Prince Edward

1999 Earl of Wessex Prince Edward (35) weds Sophie Rhys-Jones (34) at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle

  • 2010 Crown Princess Victoria heir apparent of HM Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, weds Daniel Westling at Stockholm Cathedral