Historical Love Stories For V Day!
Do you believe in true love? For lovers, Valentine’s Day is a special occasion to express their love for their partner and win their hearts. Valentine’s Day is a traditional feast of Saint Valentine and is observed on 14th February every year.
On this special day, couples express their love for their valentine and make them feel special by planning something creative. There are many romantic love stories with a good as well as tragic ending from history. These historical love stories have a special space in the heart of millions worldwide. Love stories from around the world have become immortal. Take Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal for example. In India, the love story of this romantic couple is well-known even by kids. Similarly, the historical love story of Antony and Cleopatra are still fresh in the minds of people who love romantic books and literature.
Nothing can make valentine’s day special than reading a romantic love story from the history. Let me tell you, not all love stories have a good and happy ending. Most of the love stories from our history have a tragic ending. So, regardless of the ending, you should spend some time to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your partner by going through some historical love stories. Here are the 10 best love stories picked up from history.
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
Love story from the British Royal family is memorable. Queen Victoria and Albert were the first royal couple to occupy the Buckingham Palace. The day after their wedding, Victoria wrote in her diary, “He clasped me in his arms & we kissed each other again & again! His beauty, his sweetness & gentleness- really how can I ever be thankful enough to have such a Husband!… to be called by names of tenderness, I have never yet heard used to me before – was bliss beyond belief! Oh! This was the happiest day of my life!”
Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal
The beautiful palace and one of the seven wonders of the world, Taj Mahal is a memorial of an epic love story. The palace is the resting place of Shah Jahan’s beloved wife, Mumtaz. The tragic love story of these lovers is a must read.
Tristan and Isolde
This tragic love story from the history is very heart touching. The true love of Tristan and Isolde even after they got married to someone else is very sad. But, the tragic end of both the love birds is more saddening.
Napoleon and Josephine
Many movies and books have been written on this historical love story. Napoleon who was madly in love with his lady love Josephine had to separate with her only because she could not give him an heir.
Paris and Helen
Not bothered about the marital status of the Queen Helen, Paris (the handsome Prince of Troy) falls in love with most beautiful woman in the late-bronze-age world. Troy war that lasted for 10 years came to a conclusion only when Paris dies.