A website called HottestHeadsOfState.com has been getting a lot of attention this week. It’s tough to argue with their assessment that Yulia Tymoshenko, Prime Minister of Ukraine, is the hottest world leader.
While most people were ogling Yulia and her male cohorts in the top ten, we immediately went to the other end of the list to find the ugliest, the oddest and the most hideous heads of state.
It’s a far more interesting list.
Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan.
Ahmed Ouyahia, Prime Minister of Algeria.
David Thompson, Prime Minister of Barbados.
Raúl Castro, President of Cuba.
Óscar Arias, President of Costa Rica.
Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of Ethiopia. (dead)
László Sólyom, President of Hungary.
Valdis Zatlers, President of Latvia.
Muammar al-Gaddafi (dead
Kim Jong-il. (dead)
Abdullah, King of Saudi Arabia.
Bashar al Assad, President of Syria.
Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe.