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Famous Weddings & Divorces on October 28

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

1533 Prince Henry of France (later Henry II) (14) marries Florentine noblewoman Catherine de' Medici (14) in Marseille

King of France Henry II
King of France
Henry II
Queen Consort and Regent of France Catherine de' Medici
Queen Consort and Regent of France
Catherine de' Medici

Edouard Manet

1863 Painter Edouard Manet (31) weds Suzanne Leenhoff (34)

Impressionist painter Edouard Manet
Impressionist painter
Edouard Manet

Charles Brooke

1869 Sarawak's head of state Charles Brooke (40) weds Margaret Alice Lili de Windt (20) at Highworth, Wiltshire

2nd White Rajah of Sarawak Charles Brooke
2nd White Rajah of Sarawak
Charles Brooke

David Lean

1981 Film director David Lean (73) weds fifth wife Sandra Hotz

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean

Joseph Stiglitz

2004 Economist Joseph Stiglitz (61) weds professor Anya Schiffrin (41) at the Municipal Building in New York

Economist Joseph Stiglitz
Economist
Joseph Stiglitz
  • 2012 Bristol Palin's former fiance Levi Johnston (21) weds Sunny Oglesby (20) at Settlers Bay Lodge in Wasilla, Alaska