While there is scarce material on Blanche Dumas, her alleged lover Juan Baptista dos Santos was the subject of some fairly intense study.

Juan Baptista dos Santos was born in Portugal around 1843 in the town of Faro and was examined for the first time when he was only six months old. His parents and two siblings were well formed and it was said that his gestation and birth were uneventful. As a child, Juan was considered quite handsome, fit and well proportioned – except for the two distinct genitalia and extra fused limbs he possessed.

It was observed that urination proceeded simultaneously from both penises. What appeared to be a third leg dangling from the pubis was in fact two limbs fused together as one with a small and supernumerary anus. The compound limb had a patella but, while the limb joint was freely movable, it had no motor control or power of motion. A journal, published in London states that Juan Baptista dos Santos had been exhibited in Paris, and that the surgeons advised operation.

That operation never occurred as a further report from Havana, dated July, 1865, details a further detailed examination of Santos at twenty-two years of age. This report also brought forward the claim that Santos possessed an ‘animal passion’ and had a ravenous sexual appetite and permissive reputation. This same report claims that Juan Baptista dos Santos used both penises during intercourse and, after finishing with one he would continue with the other.

A further report details the physiology of Santos in full adulthood and is accompanied by a detailed illustration. This report also detailed Santos was in the habit of wearing this limb in a special sling or bound firmly to his right thigh. This not only prevented the limb from dangling, it also allowed him greater freedom of activity – he was said to be an avid horseback rider.

During his lifetime, Santos was perused by several sideshows and circuses. In 1865 – he turned down a contract worth 200,000 francs to perform in a French circus. However, Santos opted to exhibit himself to medical authorities and rare ‘special’ exhibitions. Despite his extensive medical examinations and relative fame in medial circles only one photo of Juan Baptista dos Santos and that to focuses mainly on his dual genitalia.

Image and excerpts taken from Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine – image credited to Pare reproduction.



  • Reply November 6, 2007

    meghan f

    i was on a web site and saw a picture of him,i was wondering why you dont have one.

  • Reply January 29, 2008


    Yeah, where’s the piture? We wanna see!

  • Reply February 21, 2008


    this would be every womans dream to have a man with 2 working penises… i wish i could find one…

  • Reply February 21, 2008


    this would be every womans dream to find a man with 2 working penises… i sure wish i could find one…

  • Reply May 8, 2008


    I was on this site yesterday, & his actual photo was on here. Was it removed for some reason?

  • Reply May 8, 2008

    J. Tithonus Pednaud

    The actual photo is a little graphic and NSFW, I thought it best to switch it out.

  • Reply June 21, 2008


    regarding the NSFW photo, it should be put on its own page, maybe? with a link that clearly states that it’s graphic and nsfw.

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  • Reply July 16, 2009

    Blackwing Rose

    I had read about this man before in this book: http://www.amazon.com/Underground-Education-Unauthorized-Outrageous-Supplement/dp/0385483767

    It features the photograph mentioned, and I can understand why you don’t have it on the page; it’s both impressive and very explicit.

  • Reply March 27, 2010


    Here in South Texas, I’ve heard of men saying they were “happier than a puppy with two tails”; I wonder if “happier than Juan Baptista dos Santos” could ever catch on? I would think tails would be a very poor second…

  • Reply June 21, 2010


    I thought a womans dream was a working man, with a penis? (A stiff d*** with a wallet.)

  • Reply July 22, 2010


    Wow. Two weiners? HAHAHA

  • Reply June 25, 2011


    Was Dos Santos really his name? Because it translates to two saints.

    • Reply November 1, 2014


      It s a portuguese lastname. “Dos” can be translated in spanish as “de los” (in portuguese dos=de+os). Santos has the same meaning as in spanish.

  • Reply August 13, 2011


    This is a weird and sad story. That would be so weird to have two. Thank you!

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    Was he circumcised?

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    How the h- did I end up on this site…?

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