Marriage after death. Reality or fiction?

Marriage after the death of one of the partners is practiced all over the world. People in some parts of China make such marriages to "soothe the soul" dead loved ones. In the western world this event is actively practiced in different parts of France, where some women were allowed to marry beloved soldiers who were killed during the First World War.

Marriage after death. Reality or fiction?

Once in 1959 in the town of Fréjus has broken the dam, killing a lot of people, a woman petitioned President Charles de Gaulle on that she could marry her fiance, who was killed in this accident case. It was then passed a law allowing it to do so. Today we have prepared for you a few stories about how people intermarried with their loved ones after the latter's death. Such incidents have occurred in different parts of China, France and beyond.

Cecilia and Isaac Kleiman Voginyak

Marriage after death. Reality or fiction?

Even though that marry or marry a dead man in the United States is not possible, many people have tried to implement it. Take, for example, one couple. Cecilia and Isaac Kleiman Voginyak married in Miami Beach in January 1987. The ceremony of their marriage was just gorgeous. Unfortunately, Isaac, March 10, 1987, died suddenly of a heart attack. Cecilia was beside herself with grief. In addition to this terrible tragedy, the woman realized that the wedding in Miami Beach was nothing but a simple statement of, because Voginyak during marriage was married to his first wife, and divorce documents were not signed at that time. The priest at the ceremony Mayer Abramowitz still decided to make concessions and to help the young to realize his dream (in addition, has been invited to more than a hundred guests). After Voginyak died Kleiman went to court to have their wedding still took place, and a woman's desire was legitimate itself. Cecilia Kleiman was the lawful wife of the deceased Voginyaka Isaac. Posthumous marriage was conducted Dade County judge and court clerk signed the marriage certificate instead of the groom. But, despite the fact that Sessiliya was overjoyed, her fiery rush of happiness extinguished sons Voginyaka. They quickly turned to the Court of Appeal of Miami, which ruled that the posthumous marriage is illegal. As it turned out, Kleiman so wanted to get money Voginyaka, which was far from being a poor man, that even dared to marry a corpse. Status Isaac was estimated at about $ 20 million.

David Macenta and Mgvanini mole

Marriage after death. Reality or fiction?

In 2004, in the tiny village of Ceres, South Africa, David Macenta shot his pregnant bride Mgvanini pier, and then himself. That less, the members of both families want to remember the two "lovers" as the happy couple, therefore, at the general meeting it was decided to marry this "wonderful couple", that it was reunited in heaven, and they faced off. As soon as there was a terrible accident, the body immediately dressed in wedding gowns. Matola Motskega, an expert on African culture and traditions, said that these people, especially those whose villages are very far removed, there is no such thing as "death". There is a division between body and soul. But the soul can not be by definition one. That is why people have to be connected with someone through marriage, so that when the soul separated from the body, they could "hand in hand fly up to heaven."

and Xavier Etienne Kardiles Yugele

Marriage after death. Reality or fiction?

Yugele Xavier is a French policeman. It was known beforehand that his work is not of the easiest, and it is very dangerous. To the great sorrow of native males, April 20, 2017 Xavier was killed on the Champs Elysees in some terrorist. Since the marriage after the death of one of the couples is legal in France, Etienne Kardiles, partner and lover killed a policeman, entered the marriage with umershm in the presence of the Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo and former French President Francois Hollande. It is assumed that such a marriage is the first posthumous homosexual marriage in the world.

Magali Jaskiewicz and Jonathan George

Marriage after death. Reality or fiction?

A car accident in eastern France put an end to the earthly relationship Magali Yaskevich and Jonathan George in November 2008, but the French law on marriage after the death of one of the partners has allowed them to continue their common past, "even if death separated them." In 26 years Yaskevich lived with George for six years. The pair has two children, and in order to legalize their relationship, they decided to go to church. It happened just two days before the death of Jonathan. A year later, in her wedding dress, which she originally chose to mark the marriage officially Magali married Jonathan. Mayor Christophe Caput, who conducted the ceremony, noted that Yaskevich "became a widow at his own wedding."