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7 facts tagged with Twins Facts
The most children birthed by ONE mother was 69 children over 27 pregnancies: 16 sets of twins, 7 sets of triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets. This was in Russia, in the 1700s.
Elvis had a twin.
In 2011, there were 3 known cases around the world of twins coming from different fathers.
Craniopagus conjoined twins Krista and Tatiana can see through each other’s eyes.
There are actually seven different types of twins: Identical, Fraternal, Mirror-Image, Polar Body (Half Identical), Mixed Chromosome, Superfecundation, and Superfetation.
The offspring of two sets of identical twins are legally cousins but genetically siblings.
The most children born to one woman was 69, she was a peasant who lived a 40 year life, in which she had 16 twins, 7 triplets, and 4 quadruplets.