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Weddings & Divorces in History on March 16

Weddings in History

  • 1661 Princess Henrietta of Orange-Nassau (16) weds Philippe of France, Duke of Orléans (20)

LoveWedding of Interest

1905 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (30) weds Beatrice O'Brien

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi

LoveWedding of Interest

1939 Princess Fawzia of Egypt (17) marries the Shah of Persia Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (19)

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Divorces in History


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

1983 Producer Dick Wolf (36) divorces Susan Scranton after more than 13 years of marriage

Crime Drama TV Producer Dick Wolf
Crime Drama TV Producer
Dick Wolf