The combination of beauty and brains is considered a rare phenomenon.

In the field of politics, women acclaimed as beautiful have proven their ability to ascend to the highest echelons of power in their countries. These ladies have demonstrated they can deal with their glam quotient while representing their country as its political icons.

We are not talking about female politicians famous just for their glamour but women with looks and dignity, all of whom are powerful political figures. 

From the first woman Prime Minister of Thailand - Yingluck Shinawatra - to former Ukrainian Premier Yulia Tymoshenko... we present the six most powerful and glamorous female politicians...