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    Top 10 Hottest Women in the World

    To be beautiful means to be more than just physically attractive. Because, who doesn’t yet understand women, no lady likes to be known just for her looks. With that in mind, we assembled the list of the top 10 hottest women in the world. Our list includes actresses, models and musicians. So who lands in our top-10 and earns our No. 1 spot? You’ll have to go through our countdown to find out. Here we add to our collection of most beautiful girls category, the top 10 hottest women in the world.

    Here, most aesthetically pleasing countdown of top 10 hottest women right now!

    10. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

    Hottest Woman Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
    Best know face of Victoria’s Secret and Burberry, Huntington-Whiteley is one of the top 10 hottest women. Jason Statham is one lucky guy to engaged with splendid beauty. She’s also known for her role as Carly Spencer in the film Transformers: Dark of the Moon. (@rosiehw). See also; All-time Top 30 Most Beautiful Women in the world.

    9. Edita Vilkeviciute

    Top 10 Hottest Women Edita Vilkeviciute
    At just 28, with her striking features, this Lithuanian supermodel easily transforms from sexy to girl-next-door. Ranked among the Top 50 Models Women list, as well as on the “Top Sexiest” list of models by Models.com. Also, she’s one of the highest paid models in the world by Forbes. (@edita_v_).

    8. Katy Perry

    Top 10 Hottest Women Katy Perry
    One of the best-selling music artists of all time, Katy Perry comes at No. 8 among top 10 hottest women around. Also, Perry is one of Top-Earning Women In Music, according to Forbes. In addition, she has won several awards, like; Guinness World Records (4 time), American Music Awards (5 time), a Brit Award, and a Juno Award. Katy Perry also one of most beautiful female singers. (@katyperry).

    7. Evan Rachel Wood

    Evan Rachel Wood Hottest Lady
    This actress, model and musician from USA comes at No. 7 among top 10 hottest women around. Evan Rachel Wood is a total badass, not unlike the other actresses, who wears sexy suits on the red carpet. She’s nominee of Golden Globe and Emmy Award. (@evanrachelwood)

    6. Alexandra Daddario

    Hottest Girl Alexandra Daddario Bikini
    After gaining attention for her captivating appearance in the first season of True Detective, Daddario stars as the brainy and beautiful Summer Quinn on Baywatch. She also known for playing Annabeth Chase in the Percy Jackson and Blake Gaines in San Andreas. She’s one of the hottest actress as well as most beautiful actress in Hollywood. Alexandra Daddario (@alexandradaddario).

    5. Emily Sears

    Top 10 Hottest Women Emily Sears
    Australian bombshell Emily Sears been dropping jaws ever since bursting onto the Instagram scene. The stunning Australian beauty, since her first appearance on the cover of Australian men’s magazine Zoo, the outrageously curvy beauty has graced British FHM and Maxim South Africa, all while maintaining one of the top 10 hottest women around. (@emilysears).

    4. Barbara Palvin

    Barbara Palvin Sexiest Girl
    The Hungarian model Barbara Palvin reminds us of a young Brooke Shields, but even sexier, if that’s possible. The Hungarian enchantress and former Maxim cover girl is among the top 10 hottest women around. She was named as the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue “Rookie of the Year.” She also appeared on Love magazine’s advent video recreating Sharon Stone’s iconic Basic Instinct scene. (@realbarbarapalvin).

    3. Josephine Skriver

    Josephine Skriver Hottest Woman
    A regular model for Victoria’s Secret and Balmain, Skriver is one of the top 10 hottest women. This stunning Danish fashion model is one of fashion’s most famous faces. Since her modeling debut, she has walked in over 300 fashion shows. Also, she modeled for some of the world’s biggest fashion brands. In addition, she has been on the cover of and featured in magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire. Josephine Skriver (@josephineskriver).

    2. Bojana Krsmanovic

    Hottest Girl Bojana Krsmanovic
    Meet the Serbian beauty who’s taking the modeling world by storm. Best known as the rookie in 2016 eddition of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Be that as it may, Bo’s the hottest women in the world right now. She is the name is sure to become more familiar, she’s landed major campaigns with Guess.

    Graduated in economics from the Univerzitet of Džon Nezbit, Belgrade. The exotic beauty is on fire with her incredibly sexy portraits on internet. From bikinis to cocktail dresses, this SI Swimsuit rookie, the brunette beauty looks flawless in whatever she has on. (@bokicaboba)

    1. Lana Zakocela

    Hottest Woman Lana Zakocela
    This Maxim cover girl (May 2017), arrived in England from Latvia at the age of 16, and has been turning heads ever since. Zakocela has appeared in advertising for Dior, Garnier, Clarins, Lancaster, and Thierry Mugler, Lancôme, Cartier and Graff. She top the ranking of world’s top 10 hottest women. She is also the face of Antonio Banderas’ fragrance “Queen of Seduction.” (@lanazakocela).

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    Top 10 Oldest Buildings in the World

    Building is defined as any human-made structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or continuous occupancy. This article attempts to list the top 10 oldest buildings. The extant freestanding buildings constructed in the world which are the masterpiece of the skill and handwork of the people of that era. Today we become astonished to see these wonders that in so remote ages without any modern technology and machine how so great construction were made.

    These are the 10 Oldest Buildings in the World.

    10. Treasury of Atreus, Greece

    10 Oldest Buildings
    This tomb was constructed during the Bronze Age, around 1250 BC over 3,250 years ago. Until the completion of the Pantheon, it was the tallest and widest dome in the world. The site with its monumental shape and grandeur is one of the most impressive monuments surviving from Mycenaean Greece.

    See also; 10 Most Famous Cultural Monuments in the World.

    9. Minoan Palace of Knossos, Greece

    Knossos Oldest Buildings
    The palace of Knossos was the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization and culture.The palace was excavated and partially restored under the direction of Arthur Evans around 2000 BC. Its size far exceeded his original expectations, as did the discovery of two ancient scripts, which he termed Linear A and Linear B, to distinguish their writing from the pictographs also present. The palace was abandoned at some unknown time at the end of the Late Bronze Age, ca. 1380–1100 BC. The occasion is not known for certain, but one of the many disasters that befell the palace is generally put forward. The abandoning population were probably Mycenaean Greeks, who had earlier occupied the city-state, and were using Linear B as its administrative script, as opposed to Linear A, the previous administrative script.

    8. Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

    Great Pyramid of Giza
    Also known as the Pyramid of Khufu is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World , and the only one to remain largely intact. Egyptologists believe that the pyramid was built as a tomb for fourth dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu over a 10 to 20-year period concluding around 2560 BCE. Initially at 146.5 metres (481 feet), the Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years.

    7. Pyramid of Djoser, Egypt

    Pyramid of Djoser
    Located in Saqqara necropolis, Egypt. The Pyramid of Djoser was built during the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by Imhotep, his vizier. This first Egyptian pyramid consisted of six mastabas built atop one another. The pyramid originally stood 62 meters tall, with a base of 109 m × 125 m. It was clad in polished white limestone. The step pyramid is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction. The oldest known stone pyramid structure dates to 3000 BC or up to 4,700 years ago.

    6. Tarxien Temples, Malta

    Tarxien temple Oldest Buildings
    The Tarxien Temples are an archaeological complex in Tarxien, Malta. They date to approximately 3150 BC. The site was accepted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980. The Tarxien consist of three separate, but attached temple structures. The main entrance is a reconstruction dating from 1956, when the whole site was restored. At the same time, many of the decorated slabs discovered on site were relocated indoors for protection at the Museum of Archaeology in Valletta. The first temple has been dated to approximately 3150 BC and is the most elaborately decorated of the temples of Malta.

    5. Newgrange, Ireland

    Newgrange, Ireland 10 Oldest Buildings
    A prehistoric monument and the oldest buildings in Ireland. It was built during the Neolithic period, around 3200 BC or up to 5,100 years ago. Newgrange is older than the Egyptian pyramids and Stonehenge.

    The building consists of a large circular mound with an inner stone passageway and chambers. In these chambers, human bones, possible grave or votive offerings were found. It is believed that the site had religious significance, but there is no agreement about what the site actually was used for. Today, it is a popular tourist attraction. The site was regarded by the prehistorian as the great national monument of Ireland. It was also noted as one of the most important megalithic structures in Europe.

    See also; 20 most enormous monuments in the world.

    4. La Hougue Bie, Jersey

    La Hougue Bie Oldest Buildings
    La Hougue Bie is a historic site, with museum, in the Parish of Grouville, Jersey. This site was in use around 3500 BC. The site consists of 18.6 meter long passage chamber covered by a 12.2 meter high earth mound. The site was first excavated in 1925 by the Société Jersiaise. In Western Europe, it is one of the largest and best preserved passage graves and the most impressive and best preserved monument of Armorican Passage Grave group. During World War II it was used as a key lookout point, and an underground command bunker was built in the mound and adjacent.

    3. Knap of Howar, Scotland

    Knap of Howar, Scotland
    This is the oldest stone house in Europe. It was originally part of a Neolithic farmstead. Radiocarbon dating shows that it was standing since 3700 BC to 3100 BC, or up to 5,500 years ago. Now this site is in the care of Historic Scotland. It is the third among oldest buildings in the world.

    See also; Top 10 Wonders of the Ancient World.

    2. Megalithic Temples of Malta

    10 Oldest Buildings
    These Temples on the island country of Malta have been claimed as the oldest free-standing structures in world. The structures were constructed during three distinct time periods approximately between 3600 BC and 700 BC, also over 5,500 years ago. Megalithic Temples of Malta were used as religious temples, and are the oldest of their kind in the world.

    See also; Top 10 Oldest Temples of The World.

    1. Tumulus of Bougon, France

    Oldest Buildings Tumulus of Bougon
    The Tumulus of Bougon or Necropolis of Bougon is a group of five Neolithic barrows (Tumulus A,B,C,D,E,F) located in Bougon, France. Their discovery in 1840 raised great scientific interest. To protect the monuments, the site was acquired by the department of Deux-Sèvres in 1873. Excavations resumed in the late 1960s. The oldest structures of this prehistoric monument dated back to 4800 BC.

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    10 Stunning Photos of Beautiful Places Around the World

    Our world is so beautiful and full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day. With so many beautiful places and wonderful shoots, it’s tough to chose the top ten. But, here we try our best to collect 10 stunning photos of beautiful places around the world. You might like all or some of these. So, checkout these beautiful photos of amazing places and vote which you like most.

    These are top 10 Stunning Photos of Beautiful Places.

    1. Picturesque English village of Castle Combe in Wiltshire

    10 Stunning Photos
    Castle Combe, with a population of around three hundred and fifty, is often called ‘the prettiest village in England‘. Situated in a conservation area on the southernmost edge of the Cotswolds and just twelve miles from Bath, this hidden gem has been welcoming visitors for at least a century.

    2. Resorts in The Maldvies – Paradise on Earth

    10 Stunning Photos
    Paradise on earth … Taj Exotica Resort and Spa at Maldives is the closest thing to achieving that. With the picturesque scenery, sun setting in the Spectacular blue waters and the feel of beach sand under your feet Taj Exotica Resort is truly a place to relax and feel Blissful.

    3. Sandstone Cliffs in Zion national park – Utah, USA

    10 Stunning Photos
    Zion’s sandstone cliffs—in hues of creams, pinks, and reds—reveal clues to the geologic events that were important in shaping this national park, the first established in Utah, USA.

    4. Santo Domingo Savio, Medellín

    10 Stunning Photos
    The sculpture is on the road between Medellin to Santo Domingo Savio in Colombia.

    See also; 20 most enormous monuments and statues around the world.

    5. Sir Walter Scott, Melrose, Scotland

    10 Stunning Photos
    Abbotsford is a historic house in the region of the Scottish Borders in the south of Scotland, near Melrose, on the south bank of the River Tweed. It was formerly the residence of historical novelist and poet, Walter Scott.

    6. Ta Prohm Temple, Cambodia

    10 Stunning Photos
    Ta Prohm is the modern name of a temple at Angkor, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, built in the Bayon style largely in the late 12th and early 13th centuries and originally called Rajavihara.

    7. Temple Watrong Khun, Thailand

    10 Stunning Photos
    Just 13 km outside of the Chiang Rai city center, an extravagant artistic temple outshines even the most fabulous of traditional Buddhist temples. Buddhist and Hindi in origin, the temples artist, Chalermchai Kositpipat began construction in 1997 both as an offering and as an important statement against the charms of the modern world.

    8. Ratti Gali Lake, Neelum Valley, Kashmir

    10 Stunning Photos
    Ratti Gali Lake (an alpine lake) is situated at 12,130 ft ASL in Neelum Valley, Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. This lake is accessible by a 19 km hiking trek which starts from a village called Dowarian on Neelum Valley road at an altitude of 5,300 ft.

    9. Terraced Rice Fields, Ping’an, China

    10 Stunning Photos
    The Rice Fields of Longsheng are about a two hour drive from the Chinese city of Giulin (Li River fame). This was taken from one of the many lookouts in the mountainside village of Ping’an. Although we didn’t have the best of weather the rain did stop long enough for a few nice photo opportunities, like this one.

    See also; Top 10 Most Beautiful Places To Visit Before You Die!.

    10. Glacier National Park, Canada

    10 Stunning Photos
    See the Beauty of Glacier National Park – Canada. The park is located in the province of British Columbia, westernmost of Canada. The Glacier National Park has become one of the popular tourist attractions in Canada.

    See also; 10 Places That Look Imaginary, But Are Actually Real.

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    This Is What You Can Do In Goa During Diwali

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    You have waited a very long time nesting in your house, anticipating the visit of Goddess Laxmi; it’s time that you step out and embark on a search instead. With the popular rage for its beaches, resorts, water sports, bikes and fenni—Goa wouldn’t be one of the first few names that pop in your head […]

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    The Unexplored Islands of The Bahamas – Ocean Pigs, Pink Sands and Pinacolada

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    Glistening white sand beaches, pristine blue water, calm summer sun and chilled drinks on the beach. For anyone who has ever been on a beach vacation, this is what they expect. For most in the East, their ideal tropical holiday would commence by making flight bookings to Maldives, Bali or Mauritius. However, there is a […]

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    Top 10 Self-Made Women Billionaires in the World

    Who are top 10 Self-Made Women Billionaires in the world? According to Forbs.com; Most of them comes from China (38%), USA (30%), Hong Kong and United Kingdom. The rest self-made female billionaires comes from Australia, Brazil, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Nigeria, Russia, Switzerland and Vietnam. But, here we present the only top 10 of these Self-Made Women Billionaires.

    The world’s richest self-made woman is Hong Kong’s Zhou Qunfei. She publicly traded Lens Technology makes glass covers for mobile phones and tablets for customers like Apple and Samsung. She’s one of top self-made women billionaires in Asia.

    The Top 10 Self-Made Women Billionaires:

    10. Zhang Xin & family

    Self-Made Women Billionaires
    img source; forbes.com

    Net Worth 2017 ($bil): 3.2
    Citizenship: China
    Source of Wealth: real estate

    9. Denise Coates

    Self-Made Women Billionaires
    img source; independent.co.uk

    Net Worth 2017 ($bil): 3.6
    Citizenship: United Kingdom
    Source of Wealth: online gambling

    See also; 10 Richest Video Game Developing Companies.

    8. Rafaela Aponte

    Self-Made Women Billionaires
    img source; forbes.com

    Net Worth 2017 ($bil): 3.75
    Citizenship: Switzerland
    Source of Wealth: shipping

    7. Diane Hendricks

    Self-Made Women Billionaires
    Img source; bizjournals.com

    Net Worth 2017 ($bil): 3.9
    Citizenship: United States
    Source of Wealth: roofing

    See also; Top 10 Richest Families in America.

    6. Lam Wai Ying

    Self-Made Women Billionaires
    Img source; bloomberg.com

    Net Worth 2017 ($bil): 4.1
    Citizenship: Hong Kong
    Source of Wealth: smartphone screens

    See also; Top 10 Wealthiest People of All Time.

    5. Wu Yajun & family

    Self-Made Women Billionaires
    img source; forbes.com

    Net Worth 2017 ($bil): 4.5
    Citizenship: China
    Source of Wealth: real estate

    4. Chan Laiwa & family

    Self-Made Women Billionaires
    img source; forbes.com

    Net Worth 2017 ($bil): 5.8
    Citizenship: China
    Source of Wealth: real estate

    3. Marian Ilitch & family

    Self-Made Women Billionaires
    img source; mlive.com

    Net Worth 2017 ($bil): $6
    Citizenship: United States
    Source of Wealth: pizza, sports team

    2. Pollyanna Chu

    Self-Made Women Billionaires
    img source; forbes.com

    Net Worth 2017 ($bil): 6.8
    Citizenship: Hong Kong
    Source of Wealth: financial services

    1. Zhou Qunfei

    Self-Made Women Billionaires
    Net Worth 2017 ($bil): $7.40
    Citizenship: Hong Kong
    Source of Wealth: smartphone screens.

    See also; Top 10 Most Influential People of 21st Century.

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    Top 12 Most Beautiful People in The World

    There have been rankings by many magazines, television shows and websites to rate the most beautiful people every year and make a list of them. Every famous person or celebrity has a different character, facial features and charm that makes them beautiful in a unique way. Here we present the list, the top 12 most beautiful people in the world.

    12. Mandy Moore

    Most Beautiful People
    A return to the limelight on the hit series ‘This Is Us’ has the 33-year-old’s natural back in the limelight, too. Also, she has received a Golden Globe Award nomination for This Is Us. In addition, VH1 ranked her in the 100 Greatest Women in Music list, as well as on their “Sexiest Artists of All Time List.

    See also; Mos Beautiful Eyes in the world.

    11. Claire Foy

    Claire Foy Most Beautiful People
    The outstanding English actress – played the young Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix series The Crown. Claire Foy has received critical acclaim and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for this role.

    You can’t help but look in the mirror and think, ‘Oh, my God, I’m her. – Claire Foy

    10. Emma Watson

    Most Beautiful People Emma Watson
    Playing Belle in Beauty and the Beast marked a new chapter for the former child star Emma Watson. In addition, she is one of the most beautiful women in the world according to several rankings. Watson has appeared in all eight Harry Potter films from 2001 to 2011. All this make her earning worldwide fame, critical accolades, and around $60 million.

    9. Michelle Williams

    Most Beautiful People Michelle Williams
    The 36-year-old Oscar-nominated star of Manchester by the Sea, Michelle Williams named one of the most beautiful people in the world. She won a Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn (2011), which also garnered her BAFTA, SAG, and Academy Award nominations.

    My work is the place I allow myself to take risks that I don’t necessarily in my day-to-day life. – Michelle Williams

    8. Ruby Rose

    Ruby Rose Most Beautiful People
    An Australian model and actress Ruby Rose named in the world’s most beautiful people list. In addition to modeling, she is a DJ, recording artist, television presenter, and former MTV VJ.

    I’m very confident and in tune with my sexuality. I feel very blessed for that, because in different places around the world, people can’t be. I’m lucky I can explore. – Ruby Rose

    7. Reese Witherspoon

    Reese Witherspoon Most Beautiful People
    The Southern belle, an outstanding lead actress, named amongst most beautiful people in the world. Much inspired by women in her family for role models, she says “My grandmother taught me southern style, and my mother gave me my sense of humor. Both are strong southern women.” So what kind of woman does Reese hope to be? “Spunky with lots of friends. And I’ll have a weekly bingo party!”

    Being a Southern person and a blonde, it’s not a good combination. Immediately, when people meet you, they think of you as not being smart. – Reese Witherspoon

    6. Adele

    Most Beautiful People Adele
    The superstar, record-breaking songstress, 28, comes amongst world most beautiful people. Adele, an English singer was listed at number five on VH1’s 100 Greatest Women in Music. In addition, Time magazine named her among most influential people in the world in 2012 and 2016. Also, Adele is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with sales of more than 100 million records.

    In Hollywood you are either too fat or you’re too skinny, It’s just absurd. You are never going to please everyone anyway, so what’s the point? – Adele

    5. Elizabeth Chambers

    Elizabeth Chambers Most Beautiful People
    The British actress, wife of actor Armie Hammer, Elizabeth Chambers is one of the most beautiful people as of 2017.

    We love food in our house. We don’t have a no-dessert rule, but we do have a no-bad ingredient rule. – Elizabeth Chambers

    5. Emma Stone

    Emma Stone Most Beautiful People
    The modern movie star, Emma Stone make this time at number 5. She is one of the best and highest-paid actress in the world. In addition she is cited as most talented actresses of her generation. Stone won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for playing an aspiring actress in the highly successful musical film La La Land.

    I think there is maybe that notion that if you have a dream and then it comes true, everything’ll just be great now, and you’ll just be coasting. But that’s not how it goes. I have such gratitude for it. – Emma Stone

    3. Alicia Keys

    Most Beautiful People Alicia Keys
    The 15-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress and activist, Alicia Keys is named one of the most beautiful people in the world. Keys noted for her voice, The Voice, and her decision not to wear makeup. She has sold 35 million plus albums and 30 million singles worldwide. Beside Grammy, she has won numerous awards like; NAACP Image Awards 17 times. Time magazine named her on 100 most influential people in 2017. Also, VH1 named her on 100 Greatest Artists of All Time list.

    The way I define beauty is individuality and wisdom, which I think creates a certain inner confidence. – Alicia Keys

    2. Selena Gomez

    Selena Gomez Most Beautiful People
    The most followed person on Instagram by number of followers (@selenagomez). Selena Gomez also ranked top most beautiful girls as well as most beautiful celebs in the world.

    1. Megan Fox

    Most Beautiful People Megan Fox
    Megan Fox is a girl who needs no introduction. She has the most desirable body and the perfect facial features that can drive any guy insane. Her wonderful acting along with her gorgeous looks put her on the list of the most beautiful people.

    I could see myself in a relationship with a girl; Olivia Wilde is so sexy she makes me want to strangle a mountain ox with my bare hands. She’s mesmerizing. – Megan Fox

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    Top 10 Most Powerful Women in the world today

    There are women whose contributions means a lot to the world. I must say, coming up with this list wasn’t an easy task, due to the number of women who hold an equal chance of being among the top ten most active women in the world today. These women have proven that they have what it takes to rule the world. As they have had to face many challenges and especially gender discrimination as these fields are mainly held by their male counterparts. The listed below are some of the toughest, smartest and most powerful women. They are politicians, philanthropists, economists and financial investors.

    10. Ana Patricia Botin

    Ana Patricia Botin
    Ana Patricia is a Spanish banker. She was born on 4th October 1960. In 2014, she was appointed by the Santander Group as the executive chairman, making her the fourth in the Botin family to hold this position. She had previously served as the CEO at the Santander based in the United Kingdom, from December 2010. Ana was ranked amongst most powerful women by the Forbes magazine several time. Also, she was named by the Woman’s Hour as the most powerful woman in the United Kingdom. In 2016, she was ranked again by Forbes at number 10 as the most powerful woman in the world. Her net worth is approximately £70m.

    9. Meg Whitman

    Top 10 Smartest Women
    Margaret Cushing popularly known as Meg was born on the 4th of August 1956. She holds a degree in Economics from Princeton and an MBA from Harvard. Meg analysis politics and is also a business executive in America. At present, she is the Chief Executive officer and president at the Hewlett Packard (HP) enterprise. Meg has also served as the Chief Executive Officer and president at eBay between 1998 and 2008. She was ranked by the Forbes at the 20th in 2014 among the most powerful women in the world. Currently, her net worth is $30 billion.

    See also; Top 10 Self-Made Women Billionaires.

    8. Susan Wojcicki

    Top 10 Smartest Women
    Born as Susan Diane Wojcicki, on 5th July 1968. She is a technology executive in America. She went to Harvard University where she studied history and literature. Susan also holds an MSc in Economics from California University and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of management. Since February 2014, she has been the CEO of YouTube. In 2006, she advocated for the acquisition of Google’s $1.65 billion which is currently estimated to be worth $90 billion. Her net worth is now at $410 million.

    7. Sheryl Sandberg

    Top 10 Smartest Women
    Sheryl Kara Sandberg was born on 28th August 1969. She is an activist, author, and a technology executive. She is the founder of Lean in Foundation and the chief operating officer of Facebook. Sandberg became the first woman in 2012 to serve on Facebook’s board. Previously, she had been the vice president of global online operations and sales at Google. According to the Times magazine, she is one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Her net worth was estimated at the US $1 Billion, because of her stock holdings in other companies and Facebook.

    See also; Top 10 Most Powerful American Women.

    6. Christine Lagarde

    Christine Lagarde Powerful Lady
    Being ranked at position six as one of the most influential women in the world, Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde was born on the 1st of January, 1956. Christine holds a Master’s degree in English, law, and labor from the Paris West University. She is a lawyer and a politician and has held the position of a managing director of the International Monetary Fund since July 2015, making her the first woman to lead in the IMF. Lagarde as a politician has served as the Minister of Economic Affairs, Minister of Agriculture and Fishing among others. She was ranked by the Financial Times in 2009 as the best Minister of Finance in the Eurozone. She ranked 6th among the most powerful women in the world.

    5. Mary Barra

    Powerful Lady Mary Barra
    Mary Teresa Barra was born on the 24th of December, 1961. Barra holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the Kettering University. She also holds a Master of business in Administration from the Graduate School of Business in Stanford. She has been the CEO and chairman of General Motors Company since 2014, making her the first woman to become a CEO of a major global automaker. Mary has also been the vice president of Global Product Development, Purchasing, and Supply Chain at General Motors before she became the Chief Executive Officer in 2013. In 2016, she was ranked as the 5th most powerful woman in the world by the Forbes magazine.

    4. Melinda Gates

    Melinda Gates Powerful lady
    Born as Melinda Ann, on the 15th of August, 1964. Melinda is the wife of Bill Gates – the founder of Microsoft. She is a former Microsoft employee where she served as the project manager for Microsoft Bob, Encarta, and Expedia. She is also an American philanthropist. Melinda holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and computer science from the University of Duke. While at the University, she was also a member of the sorority team Kappa Alpha Theta. She is the fourth most influential women in the world, according to the Forbes magazine. Her estimated net worth is 70 billion dollars.

    See also; The 10 Most Powerful People in America.

    3. Janet Yellen

    Janet Yellen Powerful Lady
    Janet Louise Yellen is the 3rd most powerful woman in the world. She was born on the 13th of August 1964, and she is an American economist. She attended the Pembroke College at Brown University, where she graduated with a degree in economics in the year 1967. Yellen also has a Ph. D in economics from the University of Yale in the year 1971. Yellen is the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve System. She has also been the Chief Executive officer of the Reserve Bank that is in San Francisco. Yellen had also been appointed by the formal US president Barack Obama to be the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve of the US. In 2014, she was at the third position of the most influential women in the world. Her estimated net worth is $13 million.

    2. Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton Powerful Lady
    Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton was born on the 26th of October, 1974. She is an American politician and the second most powerful woman in the world. She is a graduate of the Wellesley College in the year 1969. In 1973, she attended the law school at Yale. Hillary was the First Lady of the United States from the year 1993 to 2001. She greatly supported equality in gender and also changes in the health sector. Hillary is also the first female to become a senator in New York. She has also worked as the secretary of state for the administration of Obama where she supported the invention of the US military in Libya. She has run for the presidential seat in the 2008 and 2016. Her current net worth is at an approximate $45 Million.

    See also; 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Hillary Clinton.

    1. Angela Merkel – Most Powerful Woman

    Angela Merkel powerful Lady
    Angela Dorothea Merkel is the most powerful woman in the world, a position she has held since 2006. She is a German politician who was born on the 17th of July 1954 in Hamburg, West Germany. Merkel is the German chancellor. She had a doctorate in quantum chemistry in 1986. She studied physics from 1973 to 1978 at the University of Leipzig. Merkel became a politician in the year 1989, where she was the deputy spokesman for the government of East German. Merkel has also been the leader of the Christian Democratic Union since the year 2000. She has also been the minister for women and youth. Her estimated net worth is $11.5 million.

    See also; 10 Most Powerful Female Politicians.

    With no doubt, these are the bravest, powerful women we have in our world today. Their efforts have not gone unnoticed because each one of them has contributed so much in one way or another as we have seen in shaping these world. It is therefore important to recognize women in our societies for their good work and encourage the young generation to follow them.

    List Created By: Susan Wanjiku

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    The Top 10 Best Selling Cheeses in the Entire World!

    The Top 10 Best Selling Cheeses in the Entire World!
    The Top 10 Best Selling Cheeses in the Entire World!

    When it comes to the top 10 best-selling kinds of cheese in the world, most people will be able to name half of them. But it is the rest of them that makes this list so interesting…


    The Top 10 Best Selling Cheeses in the Entire World!


    Cream cheese
    Cream cheese

    10 – Cream cheese (2% of Cheese Eaters Favourite Cheese)

    Wiki Info: Cream cheese is a soft, mild-tasting fresh cheese made from milk and cream. Stabilizers such as carob bean gum and carrageenan are typically added in industrial production.

    Camembert
    Camembert

    9 – Camembert (2% of Cheese Eaters Favourite Cheese)

    Wiki Info: Camembert is a soft, creamy, surface-ripened cow’s milk cheese. It was first made in the late 18th century at Camembert, Normandy, in northern France.

    Feta
    Feta

    8 – Feta (3% of Cheese Eaters Favourite Cheese)

    Wiki Info: Feta is a brined curd white cheese made in Greece from sheep’s milk, or from a mixture of sheep and goat’s milk. Similar brined white cheeses produced in Europe are often made partly or wholly of cow’s milk, and they are also sometimes called feta.

    Wensleydale
    Wensleydale

    7 – Wensleydale (6% of Cheese Eaters Favourite Cheese)

    Wiki Info: Wensleydale is a style of cheese originally produced in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England, but now mostly made in large commercial creameries throughout the UK.

    Stilton
    Stilton

    6 – Stilton (6% of Cheese Eaters Favourite Cheese)

    Wiki Info: Stilton is an English cheese, produced in two varieties: Blue, known for its characteristic strong smell and taste, and the lesser-known White.

    Parmesan
    Parmesan

    5 – Parmesan (6% of Cheese Eaters Favourite Cheese)

    Wiki Info: Parmigiano-Reggiano, or Parmesan cheese, is a hard, granular cheese. The name “Parmesan” is often used generically for various simulations of this cheese, although this is prohibited in trading in the European Economic Area under European law.

    Brie
    Brie

    Wiki Info: Brie is a soft cows milk cheese named after Brie, the French region from which it originated. It is pale in colour with a slight greyish tinge under a rind of white mould.

    Red Leicester
    Red Leicester

    3 – Red Leicester (12% of Cheese Eaters Favourite Cheese)

    Wiki Info: Red Leicester is an English cheese, made in a similar manner to Cheddar cheese, although it is crumblier, sold at 3 to 12 months of age. The rind is reddish-orange with a powdery mould on it.

    Mozzarella
    Mozzarella

    2 – Mozzarella (16% of Cheese Eaters Favourite Cheese)

    Wiki Info: Mozzarella is a traditional southern Italian dairy product made from Italian buffalo’s milk by the pasta filata method. Mozzarella received a Traditional Specialities Guaranteed certification from the European Union in 1998.

    Cheddar
    Cheddar

    1 – Cheddar (38% of Cheese Eaters Favourite Cheese)

    Wiki Info: Cheddar is a large village and civil parish in the Sedgemoor district of the English county of Somerset. It is situated on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills, 9 miles north-west of Wells.

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    The Top 10 Best-Selling Chocolate Bars in the UK

    The Top 10 Best-Selling Chocolate Bars in the UK
    The Top 10 Best-Selling Chocolate Bars in the UK

    Thanks to the bigger brand names like Cadburys and Nestle we go through a lot of chocolate bars here in the UK and almost everyone has their own favourite bars. But there, of course, is sales numbers and that means we can also discover the nation’s favourites…


    The Top 10 Best-Selling Chocolate Bars in the UK


    Galaxy
    Galaxy

    10 – Galaxy (Estimated Sales Numbers: 25.7 Million Sold Per Year*)

    Maybe it is the smooth and creamy texture, or maybe it’s the small bite-sized bits. Whatever it is we eat a lot of them.

    Aero
    Aero

    9 – Aero (Estimated Sales Numbers: 26.6 Million Sold Per Year*)

    The millions of little bubbles have helped this bar to sell millions of themselves. Nearly as many as there are bubbles!

    Cadbury’s Caramel
    Cadbury’s Caramel

    8 – Cadbury’s Caramel (Estimated Sales Numbers: 32.5 Million Sold Per Year*)

    Some people like it cold, some people like it room temperature, but we all like it being shoved down our mouths.

    Flake
    Flake

    7 – Flake (Estimated Sales Numbers: 32.7 Million Sold Per Year*)

    The makers claim it is the crumbliest chocolate bar in the world and I am not going to argue with them it gets bloody everywhere!

    Wispa
    Wispa

    6 – Wispa (Estimated Sales Numbers: 35 Million Sold Per Year*)

    When it comes to age this chocolate bar is the newcomer. But its also a bar that surprises people with how filling it can be and how filling.

    Crunchie
    Crunchie

    5 – Crunchie (Estimated Sales Numbers: 38 Million Sold Per Year*)

    I have to wonder if they sell more on a Friday! Whatever day of the week you eat it, it tastes amazing and can stand the warm weather like a boss.

    Dairy Milk
    Dairy Milk

    4 – Dairy Milk (Estimated Sales Numbers: 47 Million Sold Per Year*)

    A bar of Dairy Milk is like an old friend. Its always been there for you when you need a snack and its sold just about everywhere.

    Twix
    Twix

    3 – Twix (Estimated Sales Numbers: 54.3 Million Sold Per Year*)

    It’s pretty obvious why people like this chocolate bar so much…there’s two of them!

    Mars Bar
    Mars Bar

    2 – Mars Bar (Estimated Sales Numbers: 81 Million Sold Per Year*)

    The slogan once was “A Mars a day helps you work rest and play” and that stuck with a lot of people as some people must be eating more than one a day!

    Kit-Kat
    Kit-Kat

    1 – Kit-Kat (Estimated Sales Numbers: 156 Million Sold Per Year*)

    There is only one thing better than a chocolate bar with 2 bars inside the packet…one with 4 bars! Seriously this is one tasty bar and perfect for any sized lunch box.

    *All sales figures quoted are worldwide sales, not just UK

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    Top 10 Most Expensive Sunglasses

    Sunglasses are functional and stylish additions that you can implement to your day to day fashion. Its basic use is to protect your eyes from sunlight. However, over the years, its function has evolved. In fact, there are celebrities out there who managed to build an image using their sunglasses. Sunglasses are usually associated to rock stars and actors. Designers have been able to create different kinds of sunglasses for different people. However, not all sunglasses are cheap. There are those expensive sunglasses that you may not be within your budget.

    These sunglasses are known not only for their use in protecting ones eye, but it can even be a way to elevate one’s status. These expensive sunglasses were made not only for the average consumer but for the high end clients in the fashion world. Designers like Bulgari and Dolce and Gabbana are among the top players that have made these expensive items.

    Here are top 10 stylish sunglasses with the heaviest price tags.

    10. Cartier Paris 18K Gold Sunglasses

    10 Most Expensive Sunglasses
    The usual sun glasses are either made of metallic frame or plastic. However, things are a bit different when you deal with the most expensive versions of these fashion accessories. These sunglasses are embedded with things that cost a fortune. But does it stop people from buying one? Not really.

    One example of which is the Cartier Paris 18K Gold Sunglasses. This luxury item is pegged at $25,000. Come to think of it, that’s enough to get you a car. This is one of the most expensive sunglasses in the market today. With frame made of 18k gold, it is something that makes you look shiny especially on special events.

    Aside from the fact that it makes use of gold frame, it also has diamonds. These diamonds are cut and crafted by Cartier Paris to make the item elegant.

    See also: Most Expensive Smartphones in the world.

    9. Lugano Diamonds Sunglasses

    10 Most Expensive Sunglasses
    Lugano Diamonds is an established luxury brand for jewelry. The company was built in 1974. Who wouldn’t be surprised if they enter the sunglass business with a bang? Once they decided to create their own sunglass, they decided to hire one of the top designers known in the fashion industry.

    They hired Barton Perreira, a famous designer in the fashion industry. With the help of Perreira, Lugano was able to create a one of a kind sunglass. With his experience in the fashion industry, he’s been able to create a one of a kind luxury sunglass for the brand that made it in our list.

    What made Lugano Diamonds sunglasses different from competition is the fact that each design is unique. For instance, they integrate gold and silver on different designs. Other materials that made the sunglasses unique include leopard prints and even black diamonds. These sunglasses cost around $27,000. Over the years, their designs have become popular among the elite in the fashion industry.

    8. Gold & Wood 119 Diamond Glasses

    10 Most Expensive Sunglasses
    Another item that made it in our list of expensive sunglasses is Gold & Wood 119 Diamond Glasses. Just how much does a diamond cost? What if you have 119 diamonds integrated in your sunglasses?

    Unlike the ordinary designs in the market, Gold & Wood made this piece of luxury item special items that you don’t usually see on functional sunglasses.

    As the name suggests, it made use of the diamonds embedded in the sunglasses. According to the company, they hired a master jeweler in order to make this item. But other than the diamonds, another thing that made this item expensive is the craftsmanship involved in making the luxury item. These sunglasses are available for $30,000.

    7. Bvlgari Parentesi Diamond Sunglasses

    10 Most Expensive Sunglasses
    Bvlgari is a popular brand established in 1884. Originally from Rome, Bvlgari has been able to deliver some of the best items including luxury bags, wallets and now sunglasses. More recently, their venture in the sunglass industry has been received well by consumers worldwide. And what do you really expect from a luxury brand?

    What made the Bvlgari Diamond Sunglasses interesting is the fact that only 10 pairs were released by the brand. Each pair is sold for $31,000. The traditional gold used by Bvlgari in the frame is also something that is worth mentioning. It made use of gold as well.

    6. Bentley Platinum Sunglasses

    10 Most Expensive Sunglasses
    Bentley has been known for its luxury vehicles. As a reputable company in the automotive industry, it has been able to build a name associated with class and sophisticated designs. One of the newest ventures that the company explored recently was the sunglass market. They designed sunglasses that can complement the cars that they are making.

    With this in mind, you could expect sophisticated designs that not everyone can really afford. However, unlike the other types of sunglasses sparkling with diamonds and gold, this isn’t the case with the Bentley Platinum Sunglasses. Its design is subtle with a shocking price tag. Pair costs around $45,000.

    5. Gold and Wood 253 Diamond Sunglasses

    10 Most Expensive Sunglasses
    Another Gold and Wood sunglass made it in our list of most expensive sunglasses. Unlike the 119 Diamond Sunglass, who would’ve thought that it could get more over the top than hundred plus diamonds placed on a sunglass? Gold and Wood came up with 253 diamond sunglasses embedded into a sunglass. With its added extravagance, this piece of luxury item is something that you can buy for $55,000.

    Is it something worth it? For someone who appreciates diamonds, this could be something interesting. What made this pair of sunglasses unique is the inclusion of 22 princess cut diamonds. This is the second most popular shape of diamond. For diamond connoisseurs, this makes this item a precious accessory that they can wear on special occasions.

    4. Bulgari Flora Sunglasses

    10 Most Expensive Sunglasses
    Next up in our list of expensive sunglasses is Bulgari’s popular Floral Sunglass. What made this item so special is the fact that it was made by the popular luxury brand. Also, it is something that is both classy in formal occasions and can be stunning when you need to look your best. The price tag for this particular item is $59,000.

    For this particular item, it could easily compliment wearing suit and tie on formal occasions. What made it so expensive? The frame was made of 18k gold. The flora glasses are also popular because of the diamonds that even add beauty to this already luxurious item.

    See also; Top 10 Most Expensive Watches in the World.

    3. Maybach The Diplomat 1

    10 Most Expensive Sunglasses
    Luxury cars and luxury accessories go hand in hand. It has been proven by several brands over the years including Bentley. In fact, this is what Maybach banked on. Maybach is a German car company. Established in 1909, the company has been known for their expensive luxury cars ever since. Similar to Bentley, Maybach explored the sunglass industry more recently. With a reputation of being a luxurious brand, they have made the Maybach The Diplomat 1.

    The Diplomat 1 was a limited edition sunglass made for collectors. Only 50 pieces were released by the company. Each Diplomat 1 has an 18k gold frame embedded with 147 diamonds on it. Pegged at $60,000, this is an item for serious collectors and car aficionados.

    See also; 10 Most Expensive Jewellery Pieces in the World.

    2. Clic Gold 18k Gold Sports Sunglass

    10 Most Expensive Sunglasses
    Clic Gold is a popular brand in the eyewear industry. With over 3 decades in the industry, they’ve been known to develop products that involved expensive reading glasses. Over the years, they have banked on expensive reading glasses, but more recently they have decided to make luxury sunglasses as well.

    They teamed up with the famous designer named Hugh Power for the 18K Gold Sports Sunglass. Both functional and stylish, it carried the brand’s reputation for making the best eye wear in the market. Each part is made of pure gold which even made things more interesting. And unlike products that were mass produced, only 100 pairs were made by Clic Gold.

    Just how expensive is a pair of sunglass from Clic Gold? For this particular luxury item, it costs almost $75,000.

    1. Chopard De Rigo Vision Sunglass

    10 Most Expensive Sunglasses
    The Swiss brand Chopard De Rigo has been able to hold the record for the most expensive sunglass in the market. Just what made the Vision sunglass on top of our list of most expensive sunglasses? For this particular item, you have to shell out $408,000.

    Designed by De Rigo, the Swiss brand decided to make use of expensive 24k gold as the main material for the frame of the Vision Sunglass. In addition to this, it has been dotted with gold to further improve its overall look. As for the company’s emblem, the manufacturer made use of diamond to make things better.

    Sunglasses are essentials during the summer. Its construction was made to help protect your eyes especially during outdoor activities. However, not all sunglasses are made the same. There are those items that have been made not only for the purpose of protecting one’s eyes. Instead, there is the fashion aspect that you also have to consider. There are sunglasses that are known to be luxury items or even collectible items. There are those who purchase the pricey sunglasses for luxurious reasons.

    Embedded with diamond, gold and other precious materials, it goes beyond what is required for a sunglass to become functional.

    The 10 Most Expensive Sunglasses with price tags.

    1. Chopard De Rigo Vision Sunglass
    2. Clic Gold 18k Gold Sports Sunglass
    3. Maybach The Diplomat 1
    4. Bulgari Flora Sunglasses
    5. Gold and Wood 253 Diamond Sunglasses
    6. Bentley Platinum Sunglasses
    7. Bvlgari Parentesi Diamond Sunglasses
    8. Gold & Wood 119 Diamond Glasses
    9. Lugano Diamonds Sunglasses
    10. Cartier Paris 18K Gold Sunglasses

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    10 Famous Political Leaders who were Assassinated

    A murder of an individual is called assassination, who is usually a famous celebrity, politician, religious figure or royal. Usually in cases of assassination there is a clear motive – jealousy, political or religious idealism, contract killing, revenge etc.. As the world moved into the modern day, the killing of important people began to become more than a tool in power struggles between rulers themselves and was also used for political symbolism, such as in the propaganda of the deed. Ever since the Moabite King Eglon was stabbed to death on his throne in 1200 BCE. And, probably long before that, the political leaders have been killed for any number of reasons.

    Assassinations may be prompted by religious, ideological, political, or military reasons, but the end result is targeted killing of a public figure, whom we know well or we love. Here is a list of 10 notable assassinations of most famous and beloved political leaders and the places where they were assassinated. Lets start the list of famous political leaders who were assassinated.

    10. Rafic Hariri: Lebanon

    Rafic Hariri Lebanon
    Rafic Baha El Deen Al-Hariri (November 1, 1944 – February 14, 2005), was a business tycoon and the Prime Minister of Lebanon from 1992 to 1998 and again from 2000 until his resignation, 20 October 2004. He headed five cabinets during his tenure. Hariri dominated the country’s post-war political and business life and is widely credited with reconstructing Beirut after the 15-year civil war.

    Hariri was assassinated on 14 February 2005 when explosives equivalent to around 1000 kg of TNT were detonated as his motorcade drove past the St. George Hotel in the Lebanese capital, Beirut. The investigation, by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, into his assassination is still ongoing and currently led by the independent investigator Daniel Bellemare. In its first two reports, UNIIIC indicated that the Syrian government may be linked to the assassination. According to a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation news investigation, the special UN investigation team had found strong evidence for the responsibility of Hezbollah in the assassination. Hariri’s killing led to massive political change in Lebanon, including the Cedar Revolution and the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Lebanon.

    9. Thomas D’Arcy McGee: Canada

    Thomas D’Arcy McGee Canada
    Thomas D’Arcy Etienne Hughes McGee was an Irish Nationalist, Catholic spokesman, journalist, and a Father of Canadian Confederation. He fought for the development of Irish and Canadian national identities that would transcend their component groups. He is, to date, the only Canadian victim of political assassination at the federal level. In terms of economics he promoted modernization, calling for extensive economic development by means of railway construction, the fostering of immigration, and the application of a high protective tariff to encourage manufacturing. Politically active, he advocated a new nationality in Canada, to escape the sectarianism of Ireland.

    On April 7, 1868, McGee participated in a parliamentary debate that went on past midnight. Afterward he walked to his Sparks St. boarding house at 2:00 AM. While trying to enter the boarding house ,the door was locked from the inside and McGee was waiting for the landlady to open the door, he was purportedly assassinated by Patrick J. Whelan as the door was being opened. Patrick J. Whelan, a Fenian sympathizer and a Catholic, was accused, tried, convicted, and hanged for the crime.

    8. Muammar Gaddafi: Libya

    Famous Political Leaders who were Assassinated
    Gaddafi was a Libyan revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He governed Libya as Revolutionary Chairman of the Libyan Arab Republic from 1969 to 1977, then as the “Brotherly Leader” of the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya from 1977 to 2011. He was initially ideologically committed to Arab nationalism and Arab socialism, but later came to rule under his own Third International Theory.

    A highly divisive figure, Gaddafi dominated Libya’s politics for four decades and was the subject of a pervasive cult of personality. He was decorated with various awards and lauded for his anti-imperialist stance, support for Arab and then African unity, and for significant improvements that his government brought to the Libyan people’s quality of life. Conversely, Islamic fundamentalists strongly opposed his social and economic reforms. He was internationally condemned as a dictator whose authoritarian administration violated the human rights of Libyan citizens and financed global terrorism.

    Amid the 2011 Arab Spring, protests against widespread corruption and unemployment broke out in eastern Libya. The situation descended into civil war, in which NATO intervened militarily on the side of the anti-Gaddafist National Transitional Council (NTC). The government was overthrown and Gaddafi retreated to Sirte. Gaddafi was captured and killed on 20 October 2011 during the Battle of Sirte. Gaddafi was found hiding in a culvert west of Sirte and captured by National Transitional Council forces. He was killed shortly afterwards.

    8.  King Faisal: Saudi Arabia

    King Faisal: Saudi Arabia
    Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was King of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975. As king, he is credited with rescuing the country’s finances and implementing a policy of modernization and reform, while his main foreign policy themes were pan-Islamism, anti-Communism, and pro-Palestinian nationalism. He successfully stabilized the kingdom’s bureaucracy and his reign had significant popularity among Saudis.

    On 25 March 1975, King Faisal was shot point-blank and killed by his half-brother’s son, Faisal bin Musaid, who had just come back from the United States. The murder occurred at a majlis. In the waiting room, Prince Faisal talked to Kuwaiti representatives who were also waiting to meet King Faisal. When the Prince went to embrace him, King Faisal leaned to kiss his nephew in accordance with Saudi culture. At that instant, Prince Faisal took out a pistol and shot him.

    7. Martin Luther King, Jr.: United States

    Martin Luther King, Jr.: United States
    Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King has become a national icon in the history of modern American liberalism. King became a civil rights activist early in his career. He led the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957, serving as its first president. In 1964, King became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end racial segregation and racial discrimination through civil disobedience and other non-violent means.

    By the time of his death in 1968, he had refocused his efforts on ending poverty and stopping the Vietnam War. On April 4, 1968, a shot rang out as King stood on the motel’s second floor balcony. The bullet entered through his right cheek, smashing his jaw, then traveled down his spinal cord before lodging in his shoulder. The events following the shooting have been disputed. After emergency chest surgery, King was pronounced dead at St. Joseph’s Hospital in an hour. King’s autopsy revealed that though only thirty-nine years old, he had the heart of a sixty-year-old man, perhaps a result of the stress of thirteen years in the civil rights movement. The assassination led to a nationwide wave of riots in more than 100 cities.

    6.  Abraham Lincoln: USA

    Famous Political Leaders who were Assassinated
    Abraham Lincoln, nicknamed Honest Abe, was the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Honest Abe steered his country through the American Civil War and ended slavery within the country’s boundaries. He also had the reputation of being respectful and fair. His tenure in office was occupied primarily with the defeat of the secessionist Confederate States of America in the American Civil War.

    Lincoln successfully defused the Trent affair, a war scare with Britain late in 1861. Lincoln successfully rallied public opinion through his rhetoric and speeches; his Gettysburg Address (1863) became an iconic symbol of the nation’s duty. At the close of the war, Lincoln held a moderate view of Reconstruction, seeking to speedily reunite the nation through a policy of generous reconciliation. Lincoln has consistently been ranked by scholars as one of the greatest of all U.S. Presidents.

    The assassination of Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, as the American Civil War was drawing to a close. The assassination occurred five days after the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, surrendered to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and the Union Army of the Potomac. Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, though an unsuccessful attempt had been made on Andrew Jackson thirty years before in 1835.

    5. Mahatma Gandhi: India

    Mahatma Gandhi: India
    Indian political activist and spiritual leader, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. The voice of non-violence in an increasingly violent world, when the emaciated Indian holy man was gunned down on the streets of New Delhi by a university student turned activist, it was a tremendous blow not only to India, but to the entire world.

    His policies of compassion towards the poor and non-violent resistance served as a blueprint for peaceful change, while his ability to affect both Hindu and Muslim alike made peace of a kind, possible in his war torn nation. The only positive thing that can be said, if such is possible, is that it was fortunate his assailant was a fellow Hindu. On 30 January 1948, Gandhi was shot while he was walking to a platform from which he was to address a prayer meeting. The assassin, Nathuram Godse, was a Hindu nationalist with links to the extremist Hindu Mahasabha, who held Gandhi responsible for weakening India by insisting upon a payment to Pakistan.

    4. Indira Gandhi: India

    Indira Gandhi: India
    Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was an Indian politician who served as the third Prime Minister of India for three consecutive terms (1966–77) and a fourth term (1980–84). Gandhi was the second female head of government in the world after Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka, and she remains as the world’s second longest serving female Prime Minister as of 2012. Indira was the first woman to become prime minister in India. She was the only child of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India. She established closer relations with the Soviet Union, depending on that nation for support in India’s long-standing conflict with Pakistan.

    Indira was also the only Indian Prime Minister to have declared state of emergency in order to ‘rule by decree’ and the only Indian Prime Minister to have been imprisoned after holding that office. She was assassinated at 9:20 AM on October 31, 1984, at Prime Minister’s Residence at No. 1, Safdarjung Road in New Delhi. She was killed by two of her Sikh bodyguards, Satwant Singh and Beant Singh, in the aftermath of Operation Blue Star.

    2. John F. Kennedy: USA

    John F. Kennedy: USA
    John Fitzgerald “Jack” Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his death in 1963. After Kennedy’s military service as commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat PT-109 during World War II in the South Pacific, he became a Democratic Congressman from the Boston area, advancing in 1953 to the Senate.

    He married Jacqueline Bouvier on September 12, 1953. In 1955, while recuperating from a back operation, he wrote Profiles in Courage, which won the Pulitzer Prize in history.

    In 1956 Kennedy almost gained the Democratic nomination for Vice President, and four years later was a first-ballot nominee for President. Millions watched his television debates with the Republican candidate, Richard M. Nixon. Winning by a narrow margin in the popular vote, Kennedy became the first Roman Catholic President. On November 22, 1963, when he was hardly past his first thousand days in office, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was killed by an assassin’s bullets as his motorcade wound through Dallas, Texas. Kennedy was the youngest man elected President; he was the youngest to die.

    1. Benazir Bhutto: Pakistan

    Benazir Bhutto. Pakistan
    The Chair-Person of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Benazir Bhutto was the most famous Pakistani woman socialist-democratic politician who was the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan. B. B. was the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state, having twice been Prime Minister of Pakistan in two non-consecutive terms (1988–1990; 1993–1996).

    She was Pakistan’s first and to date only female prime minister and was the eldest child of Prime Minister of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and First Lady of Pakistan Nusrat Bhutto, and was the wife of current President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari. As the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto was an icon of the battle for democracy, and stands with only a handful of female executive leaders who have shaped the global events of the last century.

    On 27 December 2007, Bhutto was killed while leaving a campaign rally for the PPP at Liaquat National Bagh in the city of Rawalpindi, where she addressed a rally of Pakistan Peoples Party supporters for the run-up to the parliamentary elections 2008. Bhutto was leaving the rally at her white Toyota Land Cruiser when the attack occurred. After entering her bulletproof vehicle, Bhutto stood up through its sunroof to wave to the crowds. At this point, a gunman fired shots at her and subsequently explosives were detonated near the vehicle killing approximately 20 people. Bhutto was critically wounded and was rushed to Rawalpindi General Hospital but she was declared dead at 18:16 local time.

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