Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1810

Famous Weddings

Napoléon Bonaparte

Feb 11 French leader Napoleon I marries 2nd wife Marie-Louise of Austria

Zachary Taylor

Jun 21 American army officer and future US President Zachary Taylor (25) weds Margaret Smith (21) near Louisville, Kentucky, at the bride's sister's home

  • Aug 8 Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib marries Maaroof, daughter of Nawab Ilahi Baksh, and moves to Delhi.
  • Oct 12 First Oktoberfest: The Bavarian royalty invites the citizens of Munich to join the celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen.

Famous Divorces

Napoléon Bonaparte

Jan 10 French church annuls marriage of Napoleon I and Empress Joséphine