The most shocking love triangles in world history
Some of these affairs quite literally changed the world!
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Love is one of the driving forces of human nature. It inspires us to make unwise decisions, and sometimes completely change our lives. If it's passionate, dramatic, and painful, it's all the more addictive, but wreaks even greater havoc. This becomes rather dangerous when it involves the most powerful people in history. Some of the most infamous love triangles have brought nations to their knees, caused the deaths of thousands, and inspired great works of art.
Click through this gallery to learn about some of the messiest high-stakes love triangles in history.
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LIFESTYLE Olympic games
TRAVEL United kingdom