Peter the Great had his wife's lover executed and his head
put into a jar of alcohol. She had to keep it in her bed-
After having a two year affair with Catherine the Great,
Gregory Aleksandrovich Potemkin remained a valued advisor
to Catherine. He even helped her pick out future lovers.
Cleopatra married two of her brothers and was the mistress
of both Caesar and Mark Antony.
Fernade Olivier lived with Picasso for seven years. They
wanted to marry but Olivier couldn't find her estranged
husband to divorce him. In the 1940's she found out he
had died right after she met Picasso - 40 years earlier.
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