Politics isn’t always pretty, but there are at least a few politicians around the world trying to change that. Don’t expect the actual debates or fighting to get any better, but at least it can sometimes be a little easier on the eyes.
Here are 9 of the most attractive politicians from around the world.
Mara Carfagna (Italy)
The former Minister for Equal Opportunity was a model before she became a politician. Maxim ranked her #1 on its list of the World’s Hottest Politicians.
Enrique Peña Nieto (Mexico)
The President of Mexico is married to soap opera star Angélica Rivera.
Hina Rabbani Khar (Pakistan)
The 26th Foreign Minister of Pakistan attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where she earned a MSc in Business Management. Beauty and brains.
Hans Linde (Sweden)
In 2006, Linde was elected to the Riksdag at just 27 years old.
Orly Levy (Israel)
Levy won a seat in the Knesset after admitting “I have no political experience at all.” She’s a member of the far-right Yisrael Beiteinu party.
Mitt Romney (USA)
The 2012 Republican presidential candidate scored in the 99th percentile in a study by the University of California at Berkely of the most attractive politicians
Alina Kabaeva (Russia)
Kabaeva, who is a member of the Civic Chamber, has been romantically linked to Vladimir Putin. She is also one of Russia’s most decorated gymnasts, with two Olympic medals, 14 world championship medals and 25 European championship medals
Imran Khan (Pakistan)
Khan is one of the best cricketers in history. In 1996, he founded the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party.
Sarah Palin (USA)
The former Republican vice presidential candidate landed her own reality TV show after the 2008 election loss. This self-proclaimed “Momma Grizzly” stirred up the electorate with folksy one-liners and her signature looks. – realclear