Politics has always been thought of as being a man’s game, however, since women have stepped up to the political plate, things have gotten much better. Beside a new perspective on things, and a softer approach, women have another key advantage: good looks. While this may seem like a shallow point of view, in the long run it ultimately matters, as people tend to sympathise with those who are easier on the eyes.
The following list features 15 of the most beautiful and powerful women in politics, who are an example to peers and to younger women searching for a career. They have paved the way for good looks in an otherwise bleak job domain, and are putting the class back in politics.
Sethrida Geagea is a Lebanese politician who stood out for her progress in supporting Lebanon’s fight against Syrian oppression. While she is new, she is a great prospect in the countries’ political scene.
Yulia Tymoshenko was the first woman to be appointed Prime Minister in the Ukraine, and served two terms in this function. Forbes ranked her the third most powerful woman in the world at some point.
Yuri Fujikawa has often be referred to by the Japanese as being “too sexy for politics”, and they may be right. Yuri was involved in a sex scandal and the video tape leaked, but she handled the situation well and wrote a book about it, explaining in detail what happened.
Vera was once the European swimming champion in the 50 meter breaststroke, but now she is retired from professional sports and is an acting member of the Austrian Parliament.
Rania is the current raining Queen of Jordan, and is actively participating in the countries’ political scene. She is a strong advocate for women’s rights, and a role model for the women in her country.
Alina Kabaeva is a retired glory of Russian gymnastics. After retiring from professional sports, Alina worked as a state deputy in Russia, and is now chairwoman of the board of directors of the National Media Group in Russia.
This very attractive young woman is an adviser in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia. She recently went though a small sex scandal, after she took part in a revealing photo shoot.
Eva Kaili is the closest thing politics have ever got to a greek goddess. With the looks of a supermodel, Eva is part of the Greek Parliament, and has served on a number of vital committees such as Defence, Foreign Affairs, Education, and others.
Mara was a former model before deciding to get into politics. She obtained her law degree and entered the crazy world of Italian politics. She has been named “the most beautiful minister in the world”, and got the no. 1 spot in Maxim’s “World’s Hottest Politicians”.
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
Christina was an Argentine lawyer before getting into politics. In 2007 she was elected the first female president of Argentina, and served until 2015.
Michela Vittoria Brambilla
Michela was a businesswoman before getting into politics. She was appointed as Minister of Culture and Tourism in Italy, and is one of the freshest faces on the political scene.
With a degree in Biochemistry from the University of Winnipeg, Ruby Dhalla has got the brains to match the looks. She was one of the first women to serve in the Canadian House of Commons.
Nicole Minetti is a former TV personality who had a short stay in politics between 2010 and 2012. She was implicated in a sex scandal in Italy, involving Silvio Berlusconi, and is currently serving a five-year prison sentence.
This Estonian beauty has a strong political presence and was involved in politics from an early age. She appeared on the cover of Playboy in Estonia in 2009, and has been implicated in an embezzlement scandal, before fleeing to London.
Luciana started her political career at just 14 years old, when she became General Secretary of the Aprista Party’s youth wing in Peru. She has a law degree from the University of Lima, and is regarded as one of the most beautiful women in politics today.
After completing her service in the Israeli Air Force, Orly earned her law degree from Center Herzliya. She was a model and television personality before taking up politics, and is now a member of the Knesset for Yisrael Beiteinu.