Did You Know A Woman Gave Birth To 69 Children?

One of the more painful world records, considering it was in the times of no anaesthesia. In the 17th century, a Russian woman had given birth to 69 children.

World Record 69 Children

Remarkably, she gave birth to twins, triplets and quadruplets multiple times! 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets!

She was the first wife of Feodor Vassilyev, a peasant from Russia. His wife still currently holds the records for the most children given birth to, since the 17th century.

However surprisingly, the most spectacular thing is not the total amount of children, it was the multiple occurrences of twins, triplets and quadruplets.

Mrs Vassilyev also holds the record for most sets of twins and quadruplets. And that’s without in-vitro fertilisation…

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