In pictures: the world's most famous couples

As Valentine's Day approaches we look at some of the most famous couples in history.

Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 4:05 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 4:16 pm
Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor were married - twice - and played Anthony and Cleopatra in a lavish film version of the torid romance
Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor were married - twice - and played Anthony and Cleopatra in a lavish film version of the torid romance

Some matches were made in heaven and for others it was fatal attraction - see if you agree with out most romantic pairings.

Humphry Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in arguably one of the most romantic films of all time - Casablanca. Bogart played bar owner Rick and Bergman was Elsa, the love of his life who was married to a freedom fighter.
Emma Hamilton was the lover of Lord Nelson
Clark Gable as Rhett Butler and Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind
Lord Nelson ws so devoted to his mistress, Emma Hamilton, that he demanded the country supported her after his death
King Edward abdicated so he could marry divorcee and American socialite Wallis Simpson
Errol Flynn as Robin Hood and Olivia De Havilland as Maid Marian in The Adventures of Robin Hood. Off screen, there was little love lost between the two stars,
Leonardo Di Caprio and Clare Danes played Shakespeare's doomed lovers in the film of Romeo and Juliet
Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw are the hero and heroine of Emily Bronte's brooding Wuthering Heights. The love story also inspired a Kate Bush song.
Queen Victoria and her consort Prince Albert. The queen never really recovered from the loss of the love of her life