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A Sampling of Prominent Figures With Consensual Non-exclusive Relationships

(Thanks in large part to research by Barbara Foster, Michael Foster, and Letha Hadady published in Three in Love: Menages a Trois from Ancient to Modern Times.)

Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
George Gordon Lord Byron
Alexandre Dumas
Victor Hugo
George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)
Salvador Dali
Pablo Picasso
French President Francois Mitterand
George Bernard Shaw
Aldous Huxley
Eugene O’Neill
Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten
British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
Oskar Schindler (While his early life may have been marked by clandestine affairs, by his later years, his wife Emilie not only knew of, but willingly shared dwellings with, Schindler's other love Ingrid.)
Jean-Paul Sartre
Simone De Beauvoir
Henry Miller
D. H. Lawrence
Bertrand Russell
Marlene Dietrich
Greta Garbo
Cary Grant
Lawrence Lord Olivier
Danny Kaye
Warren Buffett
Former NOW President Patricia Ireland
Former Colorado Governor Roy Romer
H. G. Wells
Virginia Woolf
John Maynard Keynes
Emma Goldman
Ernest Hemingway
Australian actor Jack Thompson (Breaker Morant, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil)  

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