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9 Most Famous Prostitutes In The History

History is definitely a thing of the past, buried in the coffin of time but this doesn't mean it is incapable of intriguing you. You'd be amazed to know that a profession as colorful as prostituting involves curious stories about the most famous prostitutes. Here is a list of some of the most famous prostitutes in the history. Their life has been quite a roller coaster with tons of controversies and hurdles. Intrigued is te word for what you are feeling. 

Scroll down and your mind will be simply blown. 

9 Most Famous Prostitutes In The History

9 Most Famous Prostitutes In The History

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#1 Phryne

#1 Phryne

Famous for being stunning, Phryne modelled for famous sculptor Praxiteles and painter Apelles. She earned her fortune by modelling and prostituting.

#2 Veronica Franco.

#2 Veronica Franco.

A well educated and fascinating woman, Veronica Franco's most famous client was Henry III, King of France.

#3 Madame Du Barry

#3 Madame Du Barry

Known as the official mistress of Louis XV during her time, she had many high profile aristocrats as her clients.

#4 Sally Salisbury

#4 Sally Salisbury

Salisbury was quite famous for being beautiful and had a feisty persona. She was involved in a public scandal in which she stabbed brothel patron, John Finch, who was the son of a lord and countess. She was later imprisoned and died of syphilis.

#5 Nell Gwyn

#5 Nell Gwyn

Well-known for being the mistress of King Charles II of England, Gwyn was stunning. She also had two sons with King Charles II.

#6 Cora Pearl.

#6 Cora Pearl.

Emma Elizabeth Crouch wasn't a usual prostitute. She was well-educated in a boarding school with proper high society skills, she met with a terrible encounter in which a man raped her and later paid her for it. After this, she took the name of Cora Pearl and slept with many famous men such as Napoleon Bonaparte.

#7 Lulu White

#7 Lulu White

Lulu White ran a brothel that housed almost 40 women consisting five parlors and 15 bedrooms which were reserved special guests.

#8 Calamity Jane

#8 Calamity Jane

She was a frontier woman and a cowgirl who fought against Native Americans besides Wild Bill Hickok but she was also a prostitute. However, later she took the disguise of a man to move freely. She did jobs which she couldn't have otherwise been able to do as a woman such as working in cattle drives.

#9 Sada Abe

#9 Sada Abe

Abe worked at famous Tobita brothel district. She met with a kinky lover, Kichizo Ishida. She came into public's eyes for killing Kichizo Ishida by erotic asphyxiation. She was mentally unstable, unable to cope up with her jealousy.

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