Weddings & Divorces in History on May 29

Weddings in History

  • 1506 Earl Willem I van Nassau-Dillenburg weds countess Walburg van Egmont

Louis Pasteur

1849 Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur (26) weds secretary Marie Laurent (23) in Strasbourg, France

Oscar Wilde

1884 Irish writer Oscar Wilde marries Constance Lloyd at St. James Church, Paddington, London

Menachem Begin

1939 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin (25) weds Aliza Arnold

Anwar Sadat

1949 President of Egypt Anwar Sadat (30) weds human rights activist Jehan Raouf (16) in Egypt

Ben Bernanke

1978 Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke (24) weds school teacher Anna Friedmann

  • 2010 "Survivor: Fiji" winner Earl Cole (39) weds pharmacist Shelley Lee at the St. Regis Princeville Resort on Kauai

Boris Johnson

2021 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (56) marries third wife Carrie Symonds (33) at Westminster Cathedral, London