On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1800

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 20 Napoleon I's sister Carolina marries French military leader Joachim Murat, future King of Naples

George Canning

Jul 8 Prime Minister of UK George Canning (30) weds heiress Joan Scott

Elizabeth Fry

Aug 19 Social reformer Elizabeth Fry née Gurney (20) weds tea dealer Joseph Fry (23) at the Norwich Quaker Meeting House in Norwich, England