In pics: The hottest female politicians

World | | January 24, 2011, 6:14 pm
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Often referred to as the 'most beautiful minister in the world', this member Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's cabinet is a former model.

Often referred to as the 'most beautiful minister in the world', this member Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's cabinet is a former model.

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Mara Carfagna has also posed topless for Maxim magazine's cover.

Mara Carfagna has also posed topless for Maxim magazine's cover.

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A former Austrian Olympic swimmer, Vera Lischka was elected to the upper house of the Austrian parliament in 2003.

A former Austrian Olympic swimmer, Vera Lischka was elected to the upper house of the Austrian parliament in 2003.

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Lischka is also a trained journalist and also served in the Austrian army.

Lischka is also a trained journalist and also served in the Austrian army.

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A Canadian MP, Ruby Dhalla is of Indian origin. She is one of the first Sikh women to serve in the Canadian House of Commons.

A Canadian MP, Ruby Dhalla is of Indian origin. She is one of the first Sikh women to serve in the Canadian House of Commons.

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Dhalla has a Bachelors degree in Biochemistry and is a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine. Dhalla also pursued a brief acting career and also was a finalist at the Miss India Canada pageant.

Dhalla has a Bachelors degree in Biochemistry and is a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine. Dhalla also pursued a brief acting career and also was a finalist at the Miss India Canada pageant.

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When Anna-Maria Galojan was accused of stealing money from the European Movement Estonia, she protested by appearing nude on the cover of Playboy.

When Anna-Maria Galojan was accused of stealing money from the European Movement Estonia, she protested by appearing nude on the cover of Playboy.

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Galojan is active in Estoniam politics and can speak at least six languages.

Galojan is active in Estoniam politics and can speak at least six languages.

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The only Prime Minister to apper on this list, Yulia Tymoshenko served as the head of the government of Ukraine for two terms. She is well known for her trademark hairstyle.

The only Prime Minister to apper on this list, Yulia Tymoshenko served as the head of the government of Ukraine for two terms. She is well known for her trademark hairstyle.

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Before becoming the first woman prime minister of her country Tymoshenko was a successful businesswoman. She entered the world of politics in 1996.

Before becoming the first woman prime minister of her country Tymoshenko was a successful businesswoman. She entered the world of politics in 1996.

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Yuri Fujikawa contested for and won the Hachinohe city council elections when she was 27.

Yuri Fujikawa contested for and won the Hachinohe city council elections when she was 27.

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A motorbike lover, Fujikawa graduated from Teikyo University, Japan and followed her fathers steps into politics

A motorbike lover, Fujikawa graduated from Teikyo University, Japan and followed her fathers steps into politics

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Elena Udrea is Romania's Minister of Tourism and has been a member of the Romanian parliament since 2008.

Elena Udrea is Romania's Minister of Tourism and has been a member of the Romanian parliament since 2008.

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Udrea is a former glamour model and is married to businessman Dorin Cocos. Her politicial career has been marred with controversies.

Udrea is a former glamour model and is married to businessman Dorin Cocos. Her politicial career has been marred with controversies.

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An architect by education Eva Kaili is a member of the Greek parliament. She also worked as a news anchor.

An architect by education Eva Kaili is a member of the Greek parliament. She also worked as a news anchor.

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Kaili contested and won in local elections for the Municipality of Thessaloniki when she was just 20.

Kaili contested and won in local elections for the Municipality of Thessaloniki when she was just 20.

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An Olympic medallist and World Rhythmic Gymnastics champion, Alina Kabaeva is also a member of the Russian parliament.

An Olympic medallist and World Rhythmic Gymnastics champion, Alina Kabaeva is also a member of the Russian parliament.

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There were rumours that she was engaged to marry the Russian President Vladimir Putin.

There were rumours that she was engaged to marry the Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Julia Bonk was elected to the German Parliament at the young age of 18, making her the youngest MP in Germany.

Julia Bonk was elected to the German Parliament at the young age of 18, making her the youngest MP in Germany.

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She created a stir when a newspaper report of her consuming drugs.

She created a stir when a newspaper report of her consuming drugs.

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Politicians unlike movie stars are not expected to rank high on the hotness charts. But then there are a few who have an expanding effect on mercury. A list of the ten hottest.

Politicians unlike movie stars are not expected to rank high on the hotness charts. But then there are a few who have an expanding effect on mercury. A list of the ten hottest.