Princess Ekaterina Dolgorukaya was a mistress of Tsar Alexander II and later his morganatic wife. Ekaterina was the last in a series of the Tsar's mistresses and the one he truly loved. Ekaterina and her Tsar had four children together before he was assassinated by a group of anarchists. While the Tsar's family had seriously objected to her, especially to her presence in the palace, they saw that she was provided for until her death.
Who Shot JR? In the 80's, the number 1 topic of conversation from Philadelphia to Hong Kong, from London to Johannesburg wasn`t about anything real at all. It was about what happened in America on March 21st 1980 - the shooting of a rapacious Texas oil baron at the hands of his low-life mistress, his wife's sister, on the popular American TV Series, "Dallas".
Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart, better known as Madame de Montespan, was the most celebrated maîtresse en titre of King Louis XIV of France, by whom she had seven children. Madame de Montespan was called by some the true Queen of France during her romantic relationship with Louis XIV due to the pervasiveness of her influence at court during that time. She is an ancestress of several royal houses in Europe, including those of Spain, Italy, Bulgaria and Portugal.