Heroes of History
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Heroes of History

A Duchess’ Scandalous Divorce

Her ex-husband broke into her house and exposed her private life

The scandalous Duchess Image by Hulton Archive via Wikimedia

From a young age, Margaret Whigham enjoyed the company of males. In 1928, when she was 15, she had a passionate affair with 18-year-old David Niven. The future Oscar winner seemed to be as in love with the young woman as she was with him.




Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, from those well known to the ordinary person who becomes heroic.

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