Fact #535: Who was St. Valentine? The most popular theory suggests a young priest named Valentine performed marriages for male soldiers even after Emperor Claudius II outlawed marriage for young men. When Valentine was sentenced to death, he fell in love with the jailer’s daughter and wrote her one last love letter and signed it “from your Valentine.”

Source: http://cooks.ndtv.com/article/show/valentine-s-day-10-fun-facts-you-didn-t-know-483309

Credit for today’s fact goes to: Abhinav Somani.

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