Top 15 Famous Couples in History

Some couples have changed the way people percept relationships. Some relationships will be forever remembered because of their significance. Read through 15 of the best true love stories and learn from them.

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Cleopatra and Mark Anthony

Cleopatra is an Egyptian queen that fell for Mark Anthony, a Roman General. He was misinformed about Cleopatra being dead and took his life immediately. When she heard the news of his death, she took it upon herself to take her life as well.

Josephine and Napoleon

Emperor Napoleon and Empress Josephine had a strong relationship. However, while Napoleon was away, Josephine committed adultery which Napoleon found out about but was considerate. They divorced, and he got married to someone else, but surprisingly, Napoleon lets her retain her title.

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn was the most popular among King Henry's wives. However, she fell out of favor with the King when she was accused of adultery. King Henry VIII himself ordered for her execution while he got married to another wife.

Prince Albert and Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria got married to Albert and loved him very much. However, when he passed away, she was distressed and stayed indoor for years. She later appeared in public but mourned her late husband for the remainder of her life. She wore black till she died.

Elizabeth and Robert Browing

Elizabeth's Poetry work caught the attention of Robert, who is a poet also. They met and fell in love, although Elizabeth's father was not in support. So, they moved to Italy and lived happily until Elizabeth died. Robert later moved back to England after her death.

Marie and Pierre Curie

Pierre Curie met Marie at a laboratory he was managing. They started dating and became the famous couple that discovered radioactivity which they won a Nobel Prize for. Curie died later, and she continued their works and ended up winning another Nobel Prize.

Bonnie and Clyde

Popularly known for their criminal activities and love story. They engaged in robbery, murder, and all forms of criminal activities as a way to express their love for each other. They enjoyed and continued this activity until they were apprehended and brought to justice.

John Keats and Fanny Brawne

John Keats is a developing poet who developed attractions towards, who happened to be coquettish. John was broke and was sick as well; he traveled to the Italian capital to get himself treated but ended up dying there.

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

Kahlo, a portraitist, visited Frida Kahlo mural studio in pursuit of inspirational advice. They found love and enjoyed a romantic relationship that lasted for 26 years.

Robert Capa and Gerda Taro

Robert Capa and Gerda Taro are war photographers that lived, found love, and died on war photography duty. Their love story was, however, cut short at a very early stage. They were only in love for two years before dying on duty.

King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson

The King had feelings for Wallis Simpson, but their marriage wasn't supported, so he chose to abandon his throne just to be with the woman he loves.

Martin Luther King Jr and Coretta Scot Scott Kings

They were married for almost 15 years and were popularly known as activists. They worked for hand in hand in bringing the deserved change. They are popularly admired all over the world and remembered often.

John Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy

This couple signified change and hope for America. They were both from wealthy families, so they made the headline from time to time. However, John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and that was how this great love story came to an end.

Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier

Movie star Grace Kelly left abandoned her profession to marry Prince Rainier. They had an excellent relationship until Grace Kelly died after many years. However, Prince Rainier never married again.

Jay Z and Beyonce

These two are the celebrity hip-hop couple everyone looks up to and admires very much. They continue to dominate the industry and make waves with their love story.


You should be convinced now that love is very powerful and true love actually exists. The above are 15 of the most famous couples in history.