FOUR FAMOUS COUPLES
Here are the stories of four couples from different times, all madly in love. Read about Victoria, the Queen of England, who fell passionately in love with her cousin, Albert. Find out about Marie Curie’s affair with Paul Langevin, which caused a scandal in the world of science. Discover how the relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony formed a union powerful enough to challenge the leader of the Roman Empire. Finally, learn about Shah Jahan, the fifth Mughal emperor, who married 11 women, but only really adored his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal for whom he build the famous Taj Mahal.
Cross-curricular focus: Social History