THE SIAMESE TWINS – Chang and Eng Bunker

Without a doubt, Chang and Eng are by far the most famous of all conjoined twins. In fact, it’s because of them that conjoined twins are also often…

RITTA & CHRISTINA – Early Conjoined Twins

Ritta and Christina Parodi are likely the best documented case of conjoined twining in the early 19th century. The details of their life and death, in the form…

THE HUNGARIAN SISTERS

“Two sisters wonderful to behold, who have thus grown as one, That naught their bodies can divide, no power beneath the sun. The town of Szoenii gave them…

THE SCOTTISH BROTHERS

Little is known of The Scottish Brothers of the mid 1400’s (1460 -1488 being the best estimate) and, by the earliest descriptions, there is a strong chance that…

THE BIDDENDEN MAIDS

The Biddenden Maids were among the first conjoined twins to display themselves as a livelihood . Eliza and Mary Chulkhurst were born in 1100 to an upper class…