Legend has it that he slep with over a thousand different women from eight different countries, but was eventually sent to Hell for refusing to give up his lustful ways.
The modern version of a Don Juan would be a pimp or a playa.
"Don Juan" is a satiric poem, written by British poet Lord Byron (1788-1824). He wrote the poem between 1818-1819 and dedicated it to Robert Southey (who was Poet Laureate). The legend surrounding the character of Don Juan extends beyond Byron's poem.
"Don Juan" is truly one of Bryon's greatest poetic achievements. Sadly, the rustics that I taught could not even pronounce the title correctly, let alone grasp its meaning.