The Woman Who Gave Birth to Eighty-four Children

An image reportedly of the Vassilyev family.

Valentina Vassilyev was an extraordinary woman with an extraordinary claim to fame.

She has gone down in the history books for giving birth to a whopping 69 children.

This late 18th century lady, who lived with her husband Feodor in Shuya, Russia, had 27 pregnancies and gave birth to: