World’s Most Prominent Polygamists

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In some countries, men are allowed to marry as many times as they want and have as many wives as they like. In Kenyan, there is a man who has over 100 wives and nearly 200 children in his life time. In China, there is a man who lives with 39 wives, 94 children in a 100-room mansion. In Malaysia, there is a 110-year-old man who still wants to get married. There are also many other stories about polygamists around the world. Let’s see who they are in our list of the world’s most prominent polygamists.

 

Man with 100 wives and 200 children

A Kenyan man who married more than 100 women in his lifetime and fathered nearly 200 children was the country’s most prominent polygamist. Ancentus Akuku was nicknamed “Danger” because women were so attracted by his handsome looks. The family was so large that Danger established schools and church solely to educate his children. The man died in October 2010 at the age of 93 because of natural causes.


“Danger” posed with his several wives and children.

“Danger” posed with his several wives and children.

 

Man married 91 times

Udainat Dacshinrai from India has been married 91 times within 85 years. According to him, marrying multiple women is to help them have a more positive outlook on life.

 

Man with 86 wives and 170 children

A former teacher and Muslim preacher from Nigeria has 86 wives and 170 children. Mr. Bello Abubakar said that he didn’t go and find women, but they have come to him.


Some of Mr Bello Abubakar\'s wives are even younger than some of his children.

Some of Mr. Bello Abubakar\'s wives are even younger than some of his children.

 

110-year-old man wanted to find a new wife


A 110-year-old man from Malaysia who has 20 grandchildren told that he wanted to find a wife to take care of him. And his report drew the attention of an 82-year-old woman who was willing to do so.

A 110-year-old man from Malaysia who has 20 grandchildren told that he wanted to find a wife to take care of him. And his report drew the attention of an 82-year-old woman who was willing to do so.

 

Man married 162 times

Nedeljko Ilincic, 75 years old, from Milosevac in Bosnia has been married 162 times, but he still wants to marry at least another 100 women.


Ilincic said that he first tied the knot when he was 15 years old. He has 14 children from different marriages.

Ilincic said that he first tied the knot when he was 15 years old. He has 14 children from different marriages.

 

Man with 16 wives

Nguyen Dang Hanh from Hanoi, Vietnam has 16 wives, spreading across the country without registrations of marriage.

 

Man with 39 wives and 94 children

Ziona Chana from India lives with 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren in a 100-room mansion set amidst the hills of Baktwang village in the Indian state of Mizoram.


He even married ten women in one year. All of his wives sleep in giant communal dormitories.

He even married ten women in one year. All of his wives sleep in giant communal dormitories.

 

 

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This article was published on 2011/02/23
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