Today I learned of pharaoh Ptolemy VIII and his sister-wife Cleopatra II. When Ptolemy married his niece (Cleopatra's daughter by another brother), it caused Cleopatra to rebel in support of their 12-year-old son. Ptolemy responded by dismembering their son and sending the pieces to Cleopatra on her birthday en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pto…
John Legend used to date Osama Bin Laden's niece. i.stuff.co.nz/entertainme…
"Peggy Sue," released in 1957, first carried the moniker of Buddy Holly’s niece, Cindy Lou Kaiter. But Jerry Allison, The Crickets’s drummer who co-wrote the song, argued it be named after his girlfriend, Peggy Sue Gerron. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peg…
President John Tyler had 8 children with his wife Letitia. She died of a stroke in the White House at age 52. After Letitia’s death his niece served as First Lady until he married Julia who was 30 years younger and had 7 children. Tyler’s 15 kids are the most of any U.S. President. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
German chemist and Nobel laureate Kurt Alder's body was found in his apartment in Cologne, Germany after two weeks. His niece, who found the body, stated that the odor of rotting flesh was so bad that she could smell it from the street outside en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kur…
Pope John XII was the only Pope who was ever beaten to death by a jealous husband for sleeping with his wife. He was also accused of turning the papal palace into a brothel, sleeping with his niece, toasting the devil, ordaining a 10yr old boy, and misusing papal funds to pay gambling debts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
Alessandra Mussolini, the granddaughter of Benito Mussolini and niece of Sofia Loren, released and album of J-Pop love songs in Japan in 1982 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ale…
Today I learned of Clarence Elkins, who was wrongly imprisoned for the murder of his mother-in-law and assault of his 6-year-old niece. His wife worked hard to exonerate him and found a likely suspect who was in the same jail as him. Clarence collected a cigarette he’d used. His DNA matched. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
Retta, the actress who played Donna Meagle on Parks and Recreation, graduated from Duke University, worked as a chemist before doing stand-up and moving to LA, and is also the niece of former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
Today I learned of Fritz Suhren, a concentration camp commandant. When the allies were close, he took Odette Sansom, an inmate whom he believed to be Churchill's niece, and drove with her to the US base, hoping it would save him. She was in fact a British spy under a false name. He was hanged in 1950 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fri…
Retta, the actress who plays Donna in Parks and Recreation is the niece of former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
Hitler imprisoned his adult niece in their Munich apartment. She could not freely associate with friends, was forbidden romantic relationships, and Adolf or another chaperone accompanied her everywhere. She committed suicide at age 23. Hitler later claimed she was the only woman he ever loved. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gel…
James Buchanan was America's first (and only) bachelor President. His niece, Harriet, acted as First Lady en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fir…
Retta, Parks and Rec's Donna Meagle, is the niece of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia's first female President and a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. hollywoodreporter.com/new…
Gandhi slept with his naked niece theguardian.com/commentis…
Hitler accidentally made his niece kill herself because he was in love with her and too controlling vanityfair.com/news/1992/…
Robert of St. Albans was an English templar knight who converted to Islam in 1185 and led an army for Saladin against the Crusaders and eventually married the niece of Saladin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob…
The 9th Vice President of the US, Richard Mentor Johnson (VP to Andrew Jackson), had a mulatto common-law wife, Julia Ann, Chinn. When she died of cholera during the 1833 Cholera Epidemic, he took two of her nieces as his common-law wives, but later sold them. blackpast.org/aah/chinn-j…
Due to a long-standing disagreement within the Versace family, Gianni Versace willed 50% ownership of his fashion company to his favorite niece Allegra. She was 11 years old upon his death, on her 18th birthday Allegra instantly became worth hundreds of millions of dollars. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All…
Shortly after a woman made up a fake Facebook profile to speak with her troubled 19yo niece, the niece asked the fictional boy to murder her Aunt, her Aunt's fiance, her cousin, and the family dog al.com/news/tuscaloosa/in…
Kublia Khan's niece Khutulun insisted that any man who wished to marry her must defeat her in wrestling and forfeit horses to her if they lost. She gained 10,000 horses defeating prospective suitors. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khu…
James Henry Hammond defender of slavery, former Governor, Congressman and Senator of South Carolina. Abused four of his nieces, took a slave as a mistress and later replaced her with their daughter, also a slave and had children with her. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
Hitler was a creepy uncle to his Niece Geli Raubal, forbidding her to marry, having her accompanied everywhere and practically keeping her prisoner until she committed suicide in 1931, after which Hitler called her "The only woman he ever loved" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gel…
Cleopatra's family tree was full of inbreeding, including three marriages between an uncle & niece and three between siblings. As a result, some of her ancestors were the same person. For instance, her mother was her father's niece and thus not only her mother but also her first cousin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cle…
As a part of his celibacy experiments, Mahatma Gandhi used to sleep nude with his young female companions which included his 17 year old grand-niece Mridula Gandhi firstpost.com/living/the-…
The gender neutral term for a niece/nephew is a nibling, just like the gender neutral term for a brother/sister is a sibling. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nep…
Today I learned that when the President is unmarried or his wife dies during his term, another female relative will become the First Lady. Three president's daughters, two president's sisters, two nieces and two daughters-in-law have been First Lady. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fir…
Today I learned of Princess Victoria of Hesse by Rhine who saw her brother fall to his death as a child, her sister and mother die of diphtheria, her two sisters, nieces, and nephew murdered by the Bolsheviks, her granddaughter and her family killed in a plane crash, and her son die of bone cancer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pri…
The plural, gender-neutral term for "nieces and nephews" is "niblings" en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ni…
Author/philosopher Ayn Rand once responded to her 17-year-old niece's request to borrow $25 with very specific and rigid repayment terms, no excuses (other than serious illness) accepted. awkward.com/wont-believe-…
The actress Retta, best kown for her Role as Donna Meagle in Parks and Recreation, is the niece of the current president of liberia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
Child actress Danielle Bresebois, who played Archie Bunker's niece on "All in the Family," became the keyboardist of alt-rock band New Radicals, famous for "You Only Get What You Give" and "Someday We'll Know." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New…
The Niece/Uncle Marriages Have a Name: Avunculate marriage en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avu…
US President Theodore Roosevelt was a closer family relative to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt (niece) than he was to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. (5th Cousin) abouttheodoreroosevelt.co…
The first time the name "Jessica" was recorded in print was in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice. The name ultimately comes from a Biblical character named Iscah, who was only mentioned once in one Bible verse as being the niece of Abraham's. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jes…
Jenna Miscavige Hill, the niece of the Chairman of Scientology, David Miscavige, first learned about the story of Xenu from watching the "Trapped in the Closet" episode of South Park. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tra…
Comedian Retta (Parks and Rec) is the niece of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the President of Liberia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
The First Lady of the United States doesn't have to be the President's wife; the position can be filled by his daughter, niece, or sister instead. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Hitler's step-niece was the "only woman he ever loved". She was found dead in Hitler's apartment in 1931 after threatening to end their relationship. historyinanhour.com/2013/…
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was actually FDR's cousin, and niece of Teddy Roosevelt. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roo…
Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of The United States, married his niece after his wife's death. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Anna Torv (Olivia Dunham on Fringe) is the ex-niece of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. Her aunt, the author Anna Murdoch Mann, was married to Rupert Murdoch from 1967 until they divorced in 1999. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann…
April, May and June Duck (Daisy Ducks nieces) have a different modernized design in the Netherlands disney.wikia.com/wiki/Apr…
Today I learned of Confederate politician James Henry Hammond, who had documented sexual relations with three of his own young nieces, one of his slaves, his own daughter with that slave (who was 12 at the time), and his friend Thomas Jefferson Withers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
Gandhi invited naked underage girls (including his grand-niece) into his bed as a "spiritual experiment" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mah…
The main protagonist in the Wonderful Wizard Of Oz book was a originally meant to be a young boy, but after his infant niece Dorothy passed away, L. Frank Baum changed the character to help ease his wife's distress. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mau…
The gender neutral term for niece / nephew is "nibling." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nep…
The family of China's last imperial family live in obscurity and the niece of the last emperor went out of her way to marry a penniless husband descended from farmers to prove that she was part of the new China rather than the Imperial China articles.latimes.com/2012…
The gender-neutral term for nieces and nephews is "Niblings." youtube.com/watch?v=PM79E…
In addition to having joint custody of his daughter Hailie, Eminem also has custody of his ex-wife's daughter from another man &, her niece. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emi…
Singer and 60s pop icon Marianne Faithfull is the great-great niece of Austrian author (β€˜Venus in Furs’) Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo…
Bernie Madoff's niece, who worked at his company, ended up marrying one of the SEC officials who was investigating the business. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sha…
"Nibling" is the gender neutral term for nieces/nephews en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ni…
President Theodore Roosevelt gave away his niece, Eleanor Roosevelt, at her wedding to FDR en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ele…
Osama Bin Laden's Niece has posed for "glamour shots" news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world…
The cover art for The Cars' 1979 album 'Candy-O' was painted by fame pin-up artist Alberto Vargas, who had retired but was persuaded by his niece, a Cars fan, to do the piece. The model for the cover was, coincidentally, named Candy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Can…
Hitler had a romantic relationship with his niece, Geli Raubal, who committed suicide in 1931 with the same pistol he used to end his own life in 1945. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gel…
Marie Bonaparte, the great grand niece of Napoleon Bonaparte, had her clitoris surgically moved closer to her vagina in an attempt to achieve better sexual fulfillment. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pri…
General Patton had a years long affair with his niece starting when she was 17 and continuing on through WWII en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jea…
The first woman to legally vote in the United States was Sarah Young, the grand-niece of Brigham Young in 1869, approximately 50 years before the passage of the 19th Amendment which fully granted women the right to vote regardless of gender. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wom…
Hitler had a niece who he claims was the only woman he ever loved. He essentially made her his prisoner. She committed suicide at the age of 23. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gel…
Donald Duck isn't the only one with extended family. Daisy Duck has three nieces named April, May, and June Duck. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duc…
Hitler had a sexually abusive affair with his teenage niece and probably killed her spartacus-educational.com…
In September 1931, Hitler's half-niece, Geli Raubal, committed suicide with Hitler's gun in his Munich apartment. It was rumoured among contemporaries that Geli was in a romantic relationship with him, and her death was a source of deep, lasting pain. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ado…
Jenna Miscavige Hill, the niece of the Chairman of Scientology, David Miscavige, first learned about the story of Xenu from watching the β€œTrapped in the Closet” episode of South Park. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jen…
Harriet Lane Johnston, niece to the bachelor president, James Buchanan, served as hostess for her uncle in the White House and was the first woman to be referred to as "First Lady". post-gazette.com/life/lif…
The First Lady does not have to be the President's wife; as such, President Buchanan was able to appoint his niece as FLOTUS because he was a lifelong bachelor. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har…
Hermann Goering's great-niece and great-nephew both had themselves sterilised "...so that there won't be any more Goerings" bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-1…
Marietta Sirleaf (Retta), who plays Donna Meagle on "Parks and Recreation", is the niece of the President of Liberia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
The niece of Tom Carvel, founder of Carvel Ice Cream, filed a lawsuit to have his body exhumed and have another autopsy conducted to prove he was poisoned by two employees accused of stealing money from him. nydailynews.com/news/nati…
The creator of Wonder Woman was a prominent psychologist, inventor of the lie detractor, and a leader for women's rights organizations. Both his wife and mistress lived together for decades after his death. The mistress was Margaret Sanger's (founder of Planned Parenthood) niece. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
The collective term for nieces and nephews is "niblings" en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ni…
Dr. Seuss's wife committed suicide after being ill for years during which he cheated on her. He then married his mistress. His niece later described her death as "her greatest gift to him". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hel…
Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece, Alveda King, is not only an avid conservative and pro-life activist, but has also likened gay marriage to "genocide" and spoke at a Glenn Beck rally in 2010. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alv…
Gandhi had a habit of sleeping naked with women, including his great niece and other married women. ibtimes.co.uk/ghandi-slep…
Learned that actor Matthew McConaughey has a nephew named Miller Lyte and a niece named Margarita Olympia. They are the children of his brother, Rooster. pastemagazine.com/blogs/l…
James Henry Hammond was South Carolina politician in the 1800s who served as a Representative, Governor, and Senator. He had a homosexual relationship with a college friend, relationships with four teenage nieces, and sexual relationships with two female slaves, one who was 12. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
The niece of the man who founded Drexel University was also the first ever natural-born U.S. citizen to be canonized as a saint. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kat…
Marietta Sirleaf (Retta), who plays Donna Meagle in Parks and Recreation, is the niece of the president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
The actor who plays Donna from 'Parks and Recreations' is the niece of the President of Liberia. washingtonpost.com/blogs/…
Eleanor Roosevelt's maiden name was Roosevelt, she was Teddy Roosevelt's niece. However Franklin Rooselvelt and Teddy were only distant relatives. funtrivia.com/askft/Quest…
According to Genesis, Abraham's wife Sarah was his half-sister. (And according to the Talmud, she was his niece.) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…
General Patton bragged about sleeping with his niece. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jea…
Oscar winner Frances Ford Coppola's father, daughter, nephew, ex-son-in-law, brother-in-law, niece-in-law are also Oscar winners en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
In Australia an uncle can marry his niece and an aunt can marry her nephew. ag.gov.au/FamiliesAndMarr…
Sia is the niece of musician Colin Hay, a member of Australian group Men at Work. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sia…
Dick Van Dyke's niece was a porn star that committed suicide. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kel…
Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt were 5th cousins and Eleanor Roosevelt was Theodore's niece and he even stood in their wedding in place of his deceased brother Elliot, Eleanor's father. Franklin and Eleanor had the same last name before they married. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
Gandhi slept with his naked grand NIECE to test his celibacy. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/M…
Hitler became vegetarian because meat reminded him of his niece's corpse spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk…
Andrew Jackson's First Lady was his niece en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emi…
Five years after 9/11, Osama bin Laden's niece tried to launch a career in the US as a pop star gq.com/story/wafah-dufour…
There is a family of Bollywood actresses consisting of the late Simple Kapadia, her sister Dimple, and nieces Twinkle and Rinkle. funnynamesblog.com/2016/0…
Hitler had a romantic relationship with his niece, who commited suicide in 1931 with the same pistol that he used to end his own life in 1945. fold3.com/page/285925288_…

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