Views Read Edit View history. Rahab, was, according to the Book of Joshua, a prostitute who lived in Jericho in the Promised Land and assisted the Israelites in capturing the city. For discussion of prostitution in specific countries or other areas, see Prostitution by region. Retrieved 4 January This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat In that capacity, she was known as Kristen, the name she used as a call girl. This collection of famous prostitutes includes people like Sunny Lane, Kristin M.
Davis, formerly known as the Manhattan Madam, is a former madam famous for having run a high-end prostitution ring in New York City that offered its services to several high-profile clients, including Eliot Spitzer, Alex Rodriguez and David Beckham.
In other cases, results may be influenced by whether the organisation producing the numbers is for or against the nature of the work. She became a figure of fascination to the writers of the New Testament, where she is reckoned among the ancestors of Jesus, and is lauded as an example of living by faith, while being justified by her works. Featuring prostitutes from all over the world and from history, these names might ring a bell. After her conviction for her involvement in prostitution, Davis ran a novelty campaign for Governor of New York in and was poised to run for New York City Comptroller in before being arrested for drug dealing. Archived from the original on 22 June Retrieved 4 January Similarly sex workers with health, addiction and other support needs are more likely to be known to the authorities and hence easier for researchers to contact, but may not be representative of prostitution as a whole.