Has any larger country ever had an openly homosexual head of state?

May 2014
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France came close in 1658 when Louis XIV almost died of typhus and his openly gay younger brother Philippe was on the verge of becoming the new French King due to him being Louis's heir apparent during this time.

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Leo Verandkar is the Prime Minister of Ireland. Is that a big enough country?
He's a Head of Government though. If we count them in Serbia we currently have Ana Brnabić.

France came close in 1658 when Louis XIV almost died of typhus and his openly gay younger brother Philippe was on the verge of becoming the new French King due to him being Louis's heir apparent during this time.
I think Phillipe was bisexual, he had a wife and children.
 
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