In many cultures around the world, it is frowned upon to marry your cousin (and in some countries even illegal), but that hasn’t stopped people throughout history from doing it.
Take a look at these 3 famous people who married their own cousin
The former New York City mayor has been married three times, the first time to his second cousin. The two separated in the mid-1970s, but didn't divorce until 1982 — the same year he married newscaster Donna Hanover. He later married Judith Nathan, but the couple divorced in 2019.
Albert Einstein And Elsa
Believe it or not, one of the smartest men in the world married his relative, who was a second cousin on his father’s side and a first cousin on his mother’s side.
Queen Elizabeth And Prince Philip
The royal family has an unfortunate tradition of intermarrying to preserve the blue blood--modern royalty is no exception. Did you know that our beloved Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Phillip, are cousins?
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