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Young and in love: a look at history's most beguiling and iconic couples on camera

"We dig being together all the time. Both of us could survive apart but what for?"

The following photos capture some of history's most captivating couples when they were young and head over heels in love.

Some went onto have life-long and happy relationships, others fizzled out in a blaze of drama and recriminations. 

But in this one moment, they are besotted with one other. Their body language speaks of a kind of chemistry that's so intense, everything else becomes background noise.

From the lustful magnetism of Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg to fiery creative passion of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera and the sweet grungy romance of Johnny Depp and Kate Moss, come remind yourself of the stories behind some of history's most beguiling and love-up couples.

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