Romantic Couples Through the Ages

by Maya Cohen

Who says romance is dead? These dynamic duos have kept love alive throughout history. This Valentine's Day see if you and your sweetie stack up to these amorous couples, and revive your appreciation for your other half by taking a lesson in love.

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Marie and Pierre Curie

Chemistry sizzled in this brilliant husband and wife team, but they didn't let their romance deter them from making groundbreaking scientific discoveries. Their journey from colleagues to friends to spouses happened in tandem with their leaps and bounds within the scientific field. Marie's Polish heritage made her apprehensive about marrying a Frenchman, but Pierre managed to win her over. In contrast to modern bridezillas, Marie was wed in a simple dark blue dress, which doubled as her lab outfit.

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