List of coupled cousins


List of coupled cousins


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This is a list of prominent individuals who have been romantically or maritally coupled with a cousin, niece, nephew, aunt or uncle.

Notable individuals

*John Adams and his third cousin, Abigail Smith [ [http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do?action=Article&id=197 This Day in History in 1828] , "www.history.com", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*François-Marie Arouet, better known as Voltaire, and his niece, Marie Louise Mignot Denis [cite book |first=Will |last=Durant |authorlink=Will Durant |coauthors=Ariel Durant |title=The Age of Voltaire: a History of Civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with Special Emphasis on the Conflict between Religion and Philosophy |work=The Story of Civilization: Part IX |location=New York |publisher=Simon and Schuster |year=1965 |pages=pp. 391-93]
*Johann Sebastian Bach and his second cousin, Maria Barbara Bach [ [http://www.hoasm.org/IX/IXBach.html HOASM: Johann Sebastian Bach] , "Here of a Sunday Morning", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Josiah Bartlett, second signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, and his first cousin, Mary BartlettFact|date=March 2008
*Wernher von Braun and his first cousin, Maria Luise von Quistorp
*Charles Bulfinch and his first cousin, Hannah Apthorp [ [http://www.nndb.com/people/698/000049551/ Charles Bulfinch biography] , "nndb", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*John C. Calhoun, seventh Vice President of the United States, and his first cousin once removed, Floride Calhoun [ [http://www.clemson.edu/about/historicalfigures/floridecalhoun.html Floride Bonneau Colhoun Calhoun (Mrs. John C. Calhoun)] , "Clemson University", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Jeanne Calment, the oldest person whose age was verified by official documents, and her second cousin, Fernand Calment [ [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C01E7D7113DF936A3575BC0A961958260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1 Jeanne Calment, World's Elder, Dies at 122] , "The New York Times", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the only Roman Catholic signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, and his second cousin, Mary Darnall [ [http://www.charlescarrollhouse.com/history.shtml THREE GENERATIONS OF CARROLLS] , "Charles Carroll House", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Charles Darwin and his first cousin, Emma Wedgwood. [ [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=980DEED91739E233A2575AC2A96E9C946496D6CF&scp=4&sq=charles+darwin+cousin&st=p Intimate Disclosures in Darwin Letters] , "The New York Times", 8-29-1915, retrieved 3-13-2008] In addition, their grandparents, Sarah Wedgewood and Josiah Wedgwood, were also cousins.cite book|author=Peter Raven & George Johnson|title=Understanding Biology 3rd Edition|page=287|publisher=Wm. C. Brown Communications|year=1995|id=ISBN 0-697-22213-6]
*Porfirio Diaz Mori, president of Mexico (1876–80, 1884–1911), and his niece Delfina Ortega DiazFact|date=March 2008
*Alfred I. du Pont, great-grandson of DuPont founder and his cousin-by-marriage, Bessie Gardner, as well as his second cousin, Alicia Bradford Maddox [cite web |title=Alfred I. duPont Papers |url=http://library.wlu.edu/research/specialcollections/alfredid.pdf |accessdate=2008-05-19]
*Albert Einstein and his first cousin (through his mother) as well as second cousin (through his father), Elsa Löwenthal née Einstein [ [http://www.edinformatics.com/great_thinkers/einstein.htm Albert Einstein -- Great Minds, Great Thinkers] , "edInformatics", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*William Ellery, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and his first cousin once removed, Abigail Cary [ [http://www.newenglandancestors.org/education/articles/NEXUS/notable_kin_new_hshire_rhode_islandand_constituti_659_90340.asp Notable Kin: NEW HAMPSHIRE, RHODE ISLAND, AND CONSTITUTION SIGNERS] , "New England Historic Genealogical Society", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*William Crowninshield Endicott, former US Secretary of War, and his first cousin, Ellen Peabody [ [http://www.newenglandancestors.org/education/articles/NEXUS/Nexus_10.4.8.asp Notable Kin: Boston Cousins of Queen Victoria and Yankee Ancestors of Mrs. Thomas Philip] , "New England Historic Genealogical Society", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Vivian Fuchs, British explorer, and his cousin Joyce Connell
*Carlo Gambino, a mob boss, and his first cousin, Catherine Castellano [ [http://www.ipsn.org/gambino.html Carlo Gambino, His Rise As New York's Mafia King] , "John J. Flood and Jim McGough", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Charlotte Perkins Gilman, American author, and her first cousin, George Houghton Gilman [ [http://www.galegroup.com/free_resources/whm/bio/gilman_c.htm Biographies - Charlotte Perkins Gilman] , "Gale Group", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York, and his second cousin once removed, Regina Peruggi [ [http://www.nndb.com/people/587/000024515/ Rudy Giuliani] , "nndb", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Edvard Grieg, famous Norwegian composer, and his first cousin, Nina Hagerup [ [http://www25.uua.org/uuhs/duub/articles/edvardgrieg.html Edward and Nina Grieg] , "Peter Hughes", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Abdullah Gül, President of Turkey, and his first cousin, Hayrünnisa Özyurt [ [http://www.nndb.com/people/693/000162207/ Abdullah Gül] , "nndb", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Benjamin Harrison V, American revolutionary leader, and his second cousin, Elizabeth Bassett [ [http://www.patrobertson.com/Family/Bloodline.asp The Bloodlines of Statesment and Noblemen] , "Pat Roberts", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., the poet, and his second cousin, Amelia Lee Jackson [ [http://www.newenglandancestors.org/education/articles/NEXUS/notable_kin_the_flowering_of_new_england_part_two_659_90641.asp?print=1 Notable Kin - The Flowering of New England, Part Two: The Poets Bryant, Holmes, Longfellow, J.R. Lowell, and Whittier] , "Gary Boyd Roberts", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Stephen Hopkins, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and his second cousin [ [http://www.newenglandancestors.org/education/articles/NEXUS/notable_kin_new_hshire_rhode_islandand_constituti_659_90340.asp Notable Kin: NEW HAMPSHIRE, RHODE ISLAND, AND CONSTITUTION SIGNERS] , "New England Historic and Geneological Society", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Jesse James and his first cousin, Zerelda "Zee" Mimms [ [http://www.legendsofamerica.com/WE-ZeeJames.html Zee James - Wife of Jesse James] , "Kathy Weiser", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Thomas Jefferson and his third cousin, Martha WaylesFact|date=March 2008
*Nobusuke Kishi, former Japanese statesman, and his first cousin, Yoshiko Kishi [ [http://www.bookrags.com/biography/nobusuke-kishi/ Nobusuke Kishi Biography] , "Encyclopedia of World Biography", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Jerry Lee Lewis, rock and roll musician, and his first cousin once removed, Myra Gale Brown [ [http://www.rockhall.com/inductee/jerry-lee-lewis Jerry Lee Lewis] , "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Abbott Lawrence Lowell, a former president of Harvard University, and his distant cousin, Anna Parker Lowell [ [http://www.harvardsquarelibrary.org/HVDpresidents/lowell.php Harvard's Unitarian Presidents - Abbott Lawrence Lowell] , "Katia Savchuk", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*John A. Macdonald, first prime minister of Canada, and his first cousin, Isabella Clark [ [http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=EpContent.html&episode_id=8&series_id=1&lang=E&chapter_id=3 The Great Enterprise] , "CBC", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Thomas Malthus, British academic, and his first cousin once removed, Harriet Eckersall [ [http://www.naf.org.au/rickard.rtf Conversations with Maltus] , "Dr Suzanne Rickard", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Francis Marion, American revolutionary leader also called the "Swamp Fox," and his first cousin, Mary Esther Videau [ [http://www.myrevolutionarywar.com/leaders/a-marion_francis.htm Brigadier General Francis Marion of the American Army] , "myrevolutionarywar.com", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Abraham Maslow, father of humanistic psychology, and his first cousin, Bertha Goodman [ [http://www.nndb.com/people/166/000032070/ Abraham Maslow] , "nndb", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Samuel Eliot Morison, historian, and his first cousin once removed, Agnes Priscilla Randolph BartonFact|date=March 2008
*Samuel F. B. Morse, inventor of the Morse code, and his first cousin once removed, Sarah Elizabeth Griswold, his second wife [ [http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sfbmhtml/timeline02.html Morse Papers] , "Library of Congress", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Edgar Allan Poe and his cousin, Virginia Clemm [ [http://www.humanitiesweb.org/human.php?s=l&p=c&a=b&ID=65 Outlines of English and American Literature] , "William J. Long", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Bolesław Prus, Polish novelist, and his cousin, Oktawia Trembińska. [cite book |first=Teresa |last=Tyszkiewicz |title=Bolesław Prus |location=Warsaw |publisher=Państwowe Zakłady Wydawnictw Szkolnych |year=1971 |pages=pp. 28-30]
*Sergei Rachmaninoff, composer, and his cousin, Natalia Satina [ [http://www.buzzle.com/editorials/3-5-2005-66632.asp Biography of Sergei Rachmaninoff] , "Sonal Panse", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Franklin D. Roosevelt, former US president, and his fifth cousin, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt [ [http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/erbio.html Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt] , "FDR Library", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Eisaku Sato, former prime minister of Japan, and his cousin, Hiroko Sato [ [http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,839718-1,00.html The Wife Tells All] , "Time Magazine", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Henryk Sienkiewicz, Polish novelist, and his niece, Maria Babska. [They married in 1904. See the Polish Wikipedia article on "Henryk Sienkiewicz."]
*Igor Stravinsky, composer, and his cousin, Katerina Nossenko [ [http://www.nndb.com/people/181/000025106/ Igor Stravinsky] , "nndb", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Toyotomi Hideyori, a 16th-century Japanese strategist, and his first cousin, Senhime. [ [https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/bitstream/10125/309/1/Shogun.pdf Shogun and Samurai - Tales of Nobunaga, Hideyoshi, and Ieyasu] , "Okanoya Shigezane", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*Martin Van Buren, former president of the US, and his first cousin once removed, Hannah Hoes [ [http://www.nnp.org/nni/Publications/Dutch-American/buren.html Martin van Buren] , "The New Netherland Institute", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*H.G. Wells, author, and his first cousin, Isabel Mary Wells (first wife) [ [http://wells.thefreelibrary.com/ H.G. Wells] , "Free Online Library", retrieved 3-13-2008]
*William Whipple, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and his first cousin, Catherine Moffatt [ [http://www.whipple.org/william/declaration.html William Whipple and the Declaration of Independence] , "Speech given by Comrade Joseph Foster, Paymaster U.S. Navy", Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 11-20-1892, retrieved 3-13-2008]

Royalty

The royal couples listed here are but a minute fraction of all the cousins of varying degrees who have married between royal or noble houses.

Europe

*Prince Alexander of Teck and his second cousin once removed, Princess Alice of Albany
*Alexandra Fyodorovna of Hesse and her second cousin, Nicholas II of Russia
*Alfonso XII of Spain and his first cousin, Mercedes of Orléans (first wife)
*Amedeo I of Spain and his niece, Maria Letizia Bonaparte (second wife)
*Prince Arthur of Connaught and his first cousin once removed, Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife
*Benedita, Dowager Princess of Brazil, and her nephew, José, Prince of Brazil
*Infante Carlos, Count of Molina, and his niece, Infanta Maria Francisca of Portugal, and later his niece, Maria Teresa of Portugal
*Catherine the Great and her second cousin, Peter III of Russia
*Charles II of Parma and his second cousin, Maria Teresa of Savoy
*Charles III of Parma and his second cousin, Louise Marie Thérèse of France
*Charles I of Spain and his first cousin, Isabella of Portugal
*Charles IV of Spain and his first cousin, Maria Luisa of Parma
*Charles VII of France and his second cousin, Marie of Anjou
*Charles X of France and his double-second cousin, once removed, Marie Thérèse of Savoy
*Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy, and Catherine Michelle of Spain, who was his first cousin, once removed, as well as his second cousin
*Charles Emmanuel IV of Savoy and his double second cousin, once removed, Marie Clotilde of France
*Charles Felix of Sardinia and his first cousin, once removed, Maria Christina of Bourbon-Naples
*Constantine II of Greece and his third cousin, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece
*Edward, the Black Prince and his cousin, Joan of Kent
*Queen Elizabeth II and her second cousin, once removed (through Christian IX of Denmark), as well as third cousin (through Queen Victoria), Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
*Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy, and his half-first cousin, once removed, Margaret of France
*Ernest Augustus I of Hanover and his first cousin, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
*Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria and his second cousin, Maria Anna of Sardinia
*Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria, and his niece, Anne Juliana Gonzaga
*Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies and his second cousin, Maria Christina of Savoy (first wife)
*Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies and his second cousin, Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria (second wife)
*Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and his double first cousin, Princess Luisa of the Two Sicilies
*Ferdinand VII of Spain and his first cousin, Maria Antonietta of Naples (first wife)
*Ferdinand VII of Spain and his niece Maria Isabel of Portugal, and later his niece Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies
*Francis I of France and his second cousin, Queen Claude of France
*Francis I of the Two Sicilies and his double first cousin, Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria (first wife)
*Francis I of the Two Sicilies and his first cousin, Maria Isabella of Spain (second wife)
*Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor and his double first cousin, Maria Teresa of Naples and Sicily (second wife)
*Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor and his first cousin, Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este (third wife)
*Francis IV, Duke of Modena and his niece, Maria Beatrice of Savoy (titular queen of England and Scotland according to the Jacobite succession)
*Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria and his first cousin, Empress Sissi
*Frederick VI of Denmark and his first cousin, Marie Sophie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel)
*Frederick William I of Prussia and his first cousin, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover
*Frederick William II of Prussia and his double first cousin, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg
*King George I of Great Britain and his first cousin, Sophia Dorothea of Celle
*King George IV of the United Kingdom and his first cousin, Caroline of Brunswick
*King Haakon VII of Norway and his first cousin, Princess Maud of Wales
*Henry II of England and his half third cousin, Eleanor of Aquitaine
*Henry IV of France and his second cousin, Marguerite of Valois (first wife)
*Henry VI of England and his third cousin, Margaret of Anjou
*Henry VII of England and his third cousin, Elizabeth of York
*Princess Irene of Hesse and the Rhine and her first cousin, Henry of Prussia
*Isabella I of Castile and her second cousin, Ferdinand of Aragon
*Isabella II of Spain and her double first cousin, Francis of Spain
*James IV of Scotland and his third cousin, Margaret Tudor
*Joan of Spain and her double first cousin, John, Crown Prince of Portugal
*Juan Carlos I of Spain and his third cousin, Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark
*Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Margaret Theresa of Spain (first wife), who was both his niece and his first cousin
*Leopold II of Tuscany and his second cousin, Maria Anna of Saxony (first wife)
*Leopold II of Tuscany and his first cousin, Marie Antoinette of the Two Sicilies (second wife)
*Louis XIV of France and his double first cousin, Maria Theresa of Spain
*Louis XVI of France and his second cousin, once removed, Marie Antoinette
*Louis XVIII of France and his double second cousin, once removed, Marie Josephine Louise of Savoy
*Mary I of England and her first cousin, once removed, Philip II of Spain
*Princess Mary of Teck (later Queen Mary) and her second cousin, once removed, King George V
*Mary, Queen of Scots and her half-first cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
*Maximilian I of Mexico and his second cousin, Charlotte of Belgium
*Michael I of Romania and his second cousin, once removed, Princess Anne of Parma
*Napoleon Louis Bonaparte and his first cousin, Charlotte Napoléone Bonaparte
*King Olav V of Norway and his first cousin, Princess Märtha of Sweden
*Peter III of Portugal and his niece, Maria I of Portugal
*Philip II of Spain and his double first cousin, Maria Manuela, Princess of Asturias (first wife)
*Philip II of Spain and his niece, Anna of Austria (fourth wife)
*Philip IV of Spain and his niece, Mariana of Austria (second wife)
*Philip V of Spain and his double second cousin, Maria Luisa of Savoy (first wife)
*Philippe, comte de Paris and his first cousin, Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans
*Umberto I of Italy and his first cousin, Margherita of Savoy
*Victor Emmanuel II of Italy and his first cousin, Maria Adelaide of Austria
*Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh and her first cousin, Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse, and later her first cousin, Grand Duke Cyril Vladimirovich of Russia
*Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine and her first cousin, once removed, Prince Louis of Battenberg
*Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and her first cousin, Prince Albert
*Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh and his first cousin, Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh
*Kaiser Wilhelm II and his half second cousin, Augusta Viktoria of Schleswig-Holstein
*King William I of the Netherlands and his first cousin, Wilhelmine of Prussia
*King William III of the Netherlands and his first cousin, Sophie of Württemberg
*King William III of England and his first cousin, Queen Mary II

Outside Europe

*King Kamehameha the Great of Hawaiokinai and his niece Queen Keopuolani
*Alexander Liholiho King Kamehameha IV of Hawaiokinai and his second cousin, Queen Emma Kaleleonalani Naokinaea
*Zaitian, the Guangxu Emperor and his first cousin, Dowager Empress Longyu

ee also

* Marriage
* Cousin couple

References


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