The Most Romantic Love Stories in History
Most of us are jaded from love story in the modern ages. Couples married, couples separated. Let’s take a leaf out of the most romantic love stories in history and jumpstart the romantic love vibe in you and your significant other right now!
JUAN AND EVITA PERON
One is the obvious romance between Eva and Juan Perón, and they did apparently love each very deeply. Juan Domingo and Evita were the ultimate political power couple. When Eva flew to Europe for the Rainbow Tour, she wrote Perón a letter telling him how deeply she loved him. Reading her letters and his memoirs, it’s hard not to believe their love.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY AND PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY
Both influential voices in Romantic-Era England, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin fell in love with the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley when she was only 16 and he was 21. On the first anniversary of Mary Shelley's death, her remaining descendants opened her box-desk. Inside they found locks of her dead children's hair, a notebook she had shared with Percy Bysshe Shelley, and a copy of his poem Adonaïs with one page folded round a silk parcel containing some of his ashes and the remains of his heart.
QUEEN VICTORIA AND PRINCE ALBERT
Queen Victoria who mourned her husband's death for 40 years, had nine children. The marriage between the two first cousins - the young Queen and the clever, handsome German prince - was a love match. She relied on his advice in matters of state, especially in diplomacy. For the next 40 years after the death of her husband - the rest of her life - Victoria wore black mourning and only appeared in public rarely and reluctantly.
NAPOLEON AND JOSEPHINE
They met in 1795 when the young General Napoléon was 26 and Joséphine was 32. Their love was tumultuous and passionate, jealous and all-consuming. The man with the strength and ego to proclaim himself emperor falls in love with Josephine, an older woman with two children. But after her death, his victories turn to defeat, and one of the mightiest empires in history crumbles.