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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 Richard Cromwell and Jean-Baptiste Lully. These noteworthy homosexuals born in the 1500s can be sorted by birth year, nationality, career, and gender.
Jean-Baptiste Lully is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1600s
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Jean-Baptiste Lully was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France. He is considered the chief master of the French baroque style. Lully disavowed any Italian influence in French music of the period. He became a French subject in 1661. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 55 (1632-1687)

Birthplace: Florence, Italy

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Richard Cromwell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1600s
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Robert Cromwell is the son of Oliver Cromwell. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 86 (1626-1712)

Birthplace: Huntingdon, United Kingdom

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John Partridge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1600s
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John Partridge was an English astrologer. He was also the author and publisher of a number of astrological almanacs and books. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 70 (1644-1714)

Birthplace: East Sheen

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Aphra Behn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1600s
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Aphra Behn [Aphara] was a British playwright, poet, translator and fiction writer from the Restoration era. As one of the first English women to earn her living by her writing, she broke cultural barriers and served as a literary role model for later generations of women authors. Rising from obscurity, she came to the notice of Charles II, who employed her as a spy in Antwerp. Upon her return to London and a probable, brief stay in debtors' prison, she began writing for the stage. She belonged to a coterie of poets and famous libertines such as John Wilmot, Lord Rochester. She wrote under the pastoral pseudonym Astrea. During the turbulent political times of the Exclusion Crisis, she wrote ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 49 (1640-1689)

Birthplace: Canterbury, United Kingdom

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