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LGBT Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1500s

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Here is a list of famous gay, lesbian, and bisexual people born in the 1500s. These people were identified as either homosexual or bisexual and were born in the 16th century. These famous gay men and lesbian women born in the 16th century include Sister Benedetta Carlini and Nicholas Udall. These noteworthy homosexuals born in the 1500s can be sorted by birth year, nationality, career, and gender.
Dominique Phinot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1500s
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Dominique Phinot was a Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance, active in Italy and southern France. He was highly regarded at the time for his motets, which anticipate the style of Palestrina, and in addition he was an early pioneer of polychoral writing. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 46 (1510-1556)

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Nicholas Udall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1500s
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Nicholas Udall was an English playwright, cleric, and schoolmaster, the author of Ralph Roister Doister, generally regarded as the first comedy written in the English language. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 52 (1504-1556)

Birthplace: Southampton, United Kingdom

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Théophile de Viau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1500s
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Théophile de Viau was a French Baroque poet and dramatist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 36 (1590-1626)

Birthplace: Clairac, France

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Benedetta Carlini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1500s
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Benedetta Carlini was a Catholic mystic and lesbian nun who lived in Counter-Reformation Italy. Judith C. Brown chronicled her life in Immodest Acts, which discussed the events that led to her archival significance for historians of women's spirituality and lesbianism, while Brian Levack has recently explained the events described as a form of religious theatre and dramaturgy which permitted women greater social and sexual agency than Baroque Catholic religious passivity usually permitted. Canadian playwright and director Rosemary Rowe has written a play about her affair with Sister Bartolomea, "Benedetta Carlini: Lesbian Nun of Renaissance Italy". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 70 (1591-1661)

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