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13 LGBT Royals From History

Following Lord Ivar Mountbatten’s decision to come out, PinkNews takes some other LGBT royals.

1 Lord Ivar Mountbatten

Lord Ivar Mountbatten

The Queen’s cousin became the first member of the British royal family to come out as gay after revealing he is dating James Coyle.

Mountbatten is the Queen’s cousin, the great great great grandson of Queen Victoria and the great-nephew of Earl Mountbatten of Burma.

2 Emperor Ai of Han


Emperor Ai of Han was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty. He ascended the throne when he was 20 and reigned from 7 to 1 BC.

Late in his reign, he entered a relationship with court official Dong Xian, who benefited greatly from their same-sex love affair.

By Rosie West – Full Story at Pink News

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