10 most famous womanizers in historyBy Vika https://pictolic.com/en/article/10-most-famous-womanizers-in-history
Men from this list went down in history not only as great commanders and rulers but also as famous womanizers and lovers. Here is a list of ten of the most famous people who are famous for their victories on the love front.
1. Louis XIV.
The king of France ascended the throne at the age of four and ruled for 72 years - much longer than any other European king in history. Over time, the king surrounded himself with a dozen official favorites, who were ready to do everything to be near him.
2. Peter the Great.
The first passion of the Russian emperor for women was known far beyond the palace. According to historians, Peter had a real harem in his residence, which included only ladies from high society. Despite the fact that he was the emperor of Russia, in love affairs he was not a patriot and preferred women from Europe.
3. Giacomo Casanova.
The name of this Italian writer has become synonymous with the hero-lover. Thanks to his aunt, Casanova grew up to be a gallant and educated young man. It was these qualities that conquered all his women. The ladies (and, according to various sources, there were about 1000 of them) were crazy about him and Giacomo treated each of them in a special way, leaving no broken hearts.
4. Napoleon I Bonaparte.
The French emperor wrote his name in history not only with his military campaigns and political victories. From a young age, Napoleon courted women and made every effort to subdue the lady he loved. He gave luxurious gifts to his mistresses and wrote them heartfelt romantic letters.
5. Marquis de Sade.
This French aristocrat, writer, and philosopher are known for his unusual preferences in bed, which are now called sadism. Many courtesans fell victim to his passion. At the age of 23, de Sade had already visited all the brothels, experienced various types of pleasures, and became known as the most coveted lover of Paris.
6. Honore de Balzac.
This famous French writer knew a lot about women. Perhaps it was for this reason that he preferred only middle-aged women (a woman of Balzac's age). The writer did not hide his many intrigues with married ladies. Moreover, according to some information from Balzac's biography, he was not the initiator of most of his adventures. Married women showered the writer with love voluntarily.
7. Pablo Picasso.
Nature endowed this Spanish artist not only with a talent for painting but also with the ability to professionally seduce women. No one really knows how many mistresses Picasso had, but one thing is for sure - there are many fleeting novels in his biography.
8. Clark Gable.
Clark Gable, an American actor and sex symbol of the 1930s and 1940s, was married five times. Josephine Dillon was 14 years older than him, and Maria Langham was 17 years older. Then there were Carol Lombard, Sylvia Ashley, and Kay Williams. Despite the actor's many adventures, his third wife, Carol Lombard, was his only true love, which Clark spent through all his later marriages and novels.
9. Suleiman I.
Suleiman, I the Magnificent became the greatest sultan of the Ottoman dynasty. Like any eastern ruler of that time, Suleiman had a huge harem with hundreds of the most beautiful girls from all conquered and friendly territories. Each concubine dreamed of becoming the legitimate wife of the ruler, giving birth to an heir, or at least spending more nights with him.
10. Don Miguel de Manyara (prototype of Don Juan).
Despite the fact that Don Juan is a literary character, he still has a real prototype. The name of this hero-lover is Miguel de Manyara. The list of Don Miguel's achievements includes 640 Italian, 100 French, 231 German, 91 Turkish, and 1003 Spanish ladies!