Since this is the month of February – the month of Love – we decided to give you a heavy dose of love that could stay with you throughout the year. We have compiled for you a list of ten most famous real life love stories ever to have known in the history of the world. These sublime tales of love and passion never fail to inspire lovers across the world. So, let’s drench ourselves in the memory of these love-struck couples!
10. F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald : Famous Real Life Love Stories
Who doesn’t know about the carefree love that existed between F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald? F. Scott was madly in love with Zelda from the time he had first seen her. Zelda was initially reluctant owing to his joblessness. However, after his first book gained popularity and he started making money, Zelda agreed to marry him. However, their married life had many twists and turns and after only few years of married, they lived apart in anguish. Their love has become timeless with the passion they possessed for one another. We rank it on number 10 on our list of ten most famous real life love stories ever.
9. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
The love and connection between Queen Victoria and Prince Albert has no match to any other love story in the world history. The couple is known for the commitment and devotion that they had for each other. The royal couple of Britain would discuss everything with each other before they took a decision, whether related to the kingdom or anything related to them directly. Their chemistry was such that when they worked together, they made the British Empire the strongest in the world. After 25 years of marriage, unfortunately, Prince Albert died of typhoid. The tragedy was too much for Queen Victoria to take; she lived in seclusion for three years. After 5 years, she resumed the charge of the Queen and spent her whole life wearing black to mourn the death of her beloved. She died after 40 years of Prince Albert’s death. Her only request upon her death was to be buried with Prince Albert’s lock of hair in one hand and his dressing gown in the other. This unmatched love story is one of the top ten most famous real life love stories in the world.
8. Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie and Clyde were lovers, who were actually criminals. They traveled around the center of the United States during the Great Depression. Although the couple was not considered as a symbol of love and romance, back in the day, but today they are remembered as sublime unorthodox lovers. Bonnie had a long history of criminal deeds, however, when they both fell in love with each other at first sight, Clyde decided to become his partner and they both stayed together until the very end. The story of this bad guy and bad girl make a place on our list of ten most famous real life love stories.
7. Saleem and Anarkali
Saleem was the son of the Mughal Emperor, Akbar; Saleem fell in love with an ordinary courtesan, Anarkali. The king did not approve of it, since she was not a royal figure. Therefore, he tried all kinds of tactics to get rid of her and to make the young love smitten Prince forget about her. When Saleem came to know about this, he waged a war against his father. Obviously, the Prince’s army was not strong enough to defeat the Mighty army of the great Mughal emperor, so he lost and was sentenced to death. In the meanwhile, Anarkali intervened to declare her love for the Prince and presented her life to sacrifice for the Prince. She was entombed alive in front of the Prince. The love story is ever inspiring and touching. And this is the reason why we have included it in our list of ten most famous real life love stories ever.
6. Heloise and Abelard
The love story of Heloise and Abelard is that of a monk and a nun. They would communicate through love letter and their letters became world famous after their death. It started when Abelard was in Paris to study Philosophy. Later, he was hired by the Canon of Notre Dame to tutor his niece, Heloise. Both fell madly in love and married secretly. Heloise also got pregnant before they tied the knot. His uncle was furious at this union. Abelard flew back and became a monk, while heartbroken Heloise became a nun. The physical separation could not end their love for each other and they remained in touch through love letters all their lives. The letters were later published. This amazing story of love and separation of a lifetime wins a place on our list of ten most famous real life love stories.