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The Taj Ma­hal was built in 1632 by Mughal Em­peror Shah Ja­han for his wife Mum­taz Ma­hal. She died in child­birth aged just 39.

Samu­rai Hideyoshi died in 1598. His widow built a tem­ple and prayed for him un­til she died. Lady Devorgilla built Sweet­heart Abbey, Scot­land, af­ter hus­band John Bal­liol died in 1268, and was buried there with his heart, 22 years later.

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