"The first lady of hell." Beauty, which is selected dictator
Modern authoritarian leaders can be criticized for anything, but not for the choice of wives. These women (with rare exception) - a faithful and reliable companion and protector of Moneta husbands, sometimes even able to soften the attitude towards them in the world. Not to mention the fact that they are all just beautiful.
Today the wife hated the West President Assad is under fire, and in the old good times it was praised for secularism, education and impeccable taste. Indeed, Asma al-Assad - very European Muslim woman, because she was born in London, studied there, there met her future husband and moved to their historical homeland only in 2000, when she was 25. And British citizenship retained.
What is remarkable: in 2011 because it broke a huge scandal in the media. American Vogue published an article about Asma positive (such as how to order PR-Assad), it caused a storm of anger, removed the article and its author was dismissed, despite 30 years of experience in the editorial. Later, the same journalist broke in another edition of the sharply negative article about Asma, calling her "the first lady of hell", but in the end she was subjected to ridicule colleagues.
They say the same, the more reserved with, the more comes all the gossip - and came out with a young Ri Sol-ju, which somehow was suddenly the wife of Kim Jong-un. There were, for example, a rumor that she starred in home porn, and that before the wedding with puffy "national god" led a promiscuous life. Then even he wrote that he allegedly beheaded her! Fortunately, her latest photos is denied.
What is remarkable: Free (North Korea) manner of dress (in her wardrobe and have short skirts and transparent blouses), so that under its influence the country's women, too, are trying to "dress in the latest fashion." And she refused to wear the required all badges with portraits of his father and grandfather Kim Jong-un. North Korea found this beautiful explanation - they say, there are no other men except for her husband.
Ana Paula dos Santos - a former fashion model and a stewardess on the "board number one", where he held a landmark introduction to the Head of State, José Eduardo. One foreign diplomat once said of the leading couple: "Beautiful couple. Dressed elegantly and expensively, and look like they live in California. "
What is remarkable: once Ana Paula outraged citizens, stating that the level of education in Angola is too bad, so her son would study in foreign schools (this despite the fact that her husband had just been accused of disregard in this area). And it irritates officials and public ambitions in politics and business (especially the diamond).
One can not believe that this woman is deeply religious Muslim country in the Middle East. Can you imagine, at 22, she bromide to a managerial position the Apple (Jordanian branch, yet)! However, Queen Rania of Jordan calls himself a "true Arab woman" and willingly enlightens Western public on the topic of the Arab world and Islam.
What is remarkable: course, the beauty (it is called "the most beautiful queen of the world"), extraordinary elegance (once she was chosen "Queen of Elegance of the world", rejecting the candidacy of top models, actresses and other stars) as well as a bunch of good deeds. It actively protects the rights of women, children and families, fighting against the stupid bans protect Palestinian counterparts, and even protects animals.
But take a look over here: this in all respects bright lady - Chantal Biya, the wife of President Paul Biya of Cameroon. She is younger than her husband of nearly 40 years (he is 82, she 44).
One Cameroonian author wrote a book about it, which, judging by the ensuing reaction, depicted her life as a way of "from rags to riches". He was accused of insulting the heroine and was sentenced to 2 years in prison, which angered the world's human rights, calling him a "prisoner of conscience".
What is remarkable: First of all, of course, unique and exotic hair style, which is called "à la Chantal." She loves Dior and Chanel, and many items of her wardrobe tailored. And she is very fine lady: willingly participates in various meetings, meetings, high-level events, and many of the very same organizing.
Mehriban Aliyeva, the daughter of one of the most powerful clans of the country, a doctor by training, and his wife Ilham Aliyev. Although the Azerbaijani regime is authoritarian and is suspected in the ruling family, to put it mildly, misuse of the treasury, to the first lady personally the most positive attitude. Even foreign honorary awards are available.
What is remarkable: active in social activities both domestically and on the international part (head of the mass of funds, is the ambassador of the United Nations Goodwill of UNESCO, a number of Islamic organizations and unexpectedly - President of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation). Plus also a member of parliament.
At the 47-year-old King of Swaziland Mswati III currently 15 wives, but we will focus on a single, 12-th in a row: young beauty Ntanda Dube. If you believe the media, all her portraits:
But it is without makeup, but with his polygamous spouse
What is remarkable: in the 5th year of marriage has changed her husband with his own Minister of Justice. This story is worthy of Shakespeare's play, This unfaithful wife sneaks past the palace guards, disguised as a guardsman, then her lover found her under the bed (and not just on the floor and under the bottom, in the hole plating!), The guilty are put under house arrest, but she escapes from the guard prysnuv him in the face of pepper spray. In the end, it kicked out of the palace, and ushlogo minister (with the wonderful name Mamba) is fired and put in jail. Curtain. Whether strongly deceived husband was hurt, we do not know, but it certainly is with whom to be comforted - remained wife wonder how good! And this is just the two of them.
And what dictators of the past? As you will see, they are the chosen one, too, are of extraordinary beauty.
No, no, not Eva Braun, and luxurious Olga Chekhov (nee Knipper), Russian actress with German roots.
In 1920, she left the Soviet Russia to Germany, to the 30s was already a star of German cinema, and then on your favorite actress right to accompany the Fuhrer at social events. She also admired Goebbels, calling in his diaries "charming Frau".
After the war here and there began to appear information that Olga was a secret agent of Stalin, and if even if its participation in the plot to assassinate Hitler. And although some sources are trustworthy, there are no documents which would have confirmed it.
"Steel Butterfly" Philippines
Imelda Marcos, the wife (now widow) Philippine dictator 1960-80-ies of Ferdinand Marcos.
Using a diplomatic gift, I gained great political and social weight, so that it was called "the other half of conjugal dictatorship". And for strength of character, combined with the beauty and grace named "steel butterfly".
Imelda - extravagant lady. Since coming to power, spend, as they say, the millions for shopping in the world's fashion capitals, at the portraits of herself and family members, who bought in New York, brought together an incredible collection of shoes (currently transferred to the museum), and also had a rich collection of works of art, including works by Michelangelo, Botticelli and Raphael.
similar to the movie star a Roman aristocrat Clara (Klaretta) Petacci I was younger by almost 30 years, and shared with him the terrible fate.
In 1945, Mussolini Klaretta tried to escape but were recognized by partisans and executed, and the face of the Duce mutilated beyond recognition, and then another, and hung their bodies by the legs at a gas station in Milan. But the wife Rachele fascist dictator, though he remained faithful to the end, was not with him at the last minute - the couple said goodbye for the week and a half before. She died in 1979, when she was under 90.