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HM Queen Olga of Greece (1851–1867) née Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna of Russia, in Egypt

Josephene Myrtle Corbin, the Four-Legged Woman, was born in Lincoln County, Tennessee in 1868. Rather than having a parasitic twin, Myrtle’s extra legs resulted from an even rarer form of conjoined twinning known as dipygus, which gave her two complete bodies from the waist down. She had two small pelves side-by-side, and each of her smaller inner legs was paired with one of her outer legs.

1890: The ‘Peacock’ Portrait - ‘Prince Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Prince Ernst Ludwig of Hesse (future Grand Duke of Hesse) and Prince George of Wales (future King George V of the United Kingdom).’