Famous Historical Figures Who Were Perverts

Like many of us, popular historical figures lived the life that they truly desired behind closed doors. Some even had derogatory habits that are considered perverse. Despite their perversion, these individuals are respected for their achievements and contribution to mankind. Check out if your favorite historical figure is in our list of perverts.
Aleister Crowley
Also Known As: Edward Alexander Crowley
Birthday: 12 October 1875
Born In: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
Sun Sign: Libra
Died On: 01 December 1947
Famous As: British Occultist, Ceremonial Magician and Founder of the Religion 'Thelema'
Aleister Crowley was the founder of Thelema religion, which had sexual expression without any restriction as one of its foremost themes. Sex magic, sex gnosis, masturbation, heterosexual, and homosexuality were blatantly practiced and followed with multiple partners. And Aleister Crowley led by example.
Marquis de Sade
Also Known As: Donatien Alphonse Fran├žois, Marquis de Sade
Birthday: 02 June 1740
Born In: Paris, France
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died On: 02 December 1814
Famous As: French Writer Whose Perverse Sexual Preferences and Erotic Writings gave Rise to the Term 'Sadism'

Marquis de Sade was known for his libertine sexuality. His compositions are blatantly filled with pornography, eroticism, and sexual fantasies.

Also Known As: Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus
Birthday: 31 August 12
Born In: Anzio, Italy
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died On: 24 January 41
Famous As: Roman Emperor From 37 AD to 41 AD
Caligula is said to have had incestuous relationships with his sisters and wives of his guest at his banquets.
Henry VIII of England
Birthday: 28 June 1491
Born In: Kent, England
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died On: 28 January 1547
Famous As: King of England (1509 - 1547)
Henry VIII of England not only had six wives but had slept with many other women.
James Joyce
Also Known As: James Augustine Aloysius Joyce
Birthday: 02 February 1882
Born In: Rathgar, Ireland
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died On: 13 January 1941
Famous As: One of the Most Influential Writers of the 20th Century

James Joyce and his wife wrote erotic and obscene letters to each other.