Historical Figures Known For Their Super Attractive Looks

Listing the Hottest People from the History Books

The Mystery Writer
5 min readMar 19


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History is full of influential men and women. Those people were known for their achievements and actions in a positive or negative sense.

But when we try to imagine these figures from history, our mind gives us some black-and-white images of old men and women. The reason may be that many influential historical figures made their mark at an old age. But who knows how beautiful they were during their prime?

Every generation sets its own standards of beauty. The fashion and the looks vary from generation to generation.

The historical figures were good-looking according to their own cultures and time. However, we may find them a bit strange by the standards of today.

But some transcended the boundaries of cultures and time by their attractive looks.

Here’s the list of some of the most handsome personalities from History:

1. Lillie Langtry

Source: Britannica

Lily Langtry was the daughter of the dean of Jersey. She caused a sensation in the world of beauty and looks.

She was the first society woman to go to a theatre stage in 1881. This made headlines all over the state and marked her rise to the top at a time when an elite woman had never worked in theatre.

She spent time as an actor for a few years. Later, she gave up on acting and bought her own theatre in 1901.

2. John F. Kennedy

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Experts say that it was Kennedy’s handsomeness that won him the presidency. John F. Kennedy is probably the most good-looking man to grace the office.

There was a famous debate between John F. Kennedy and Nixon. Those who listened to the debate on the radio believed that Nixon had won the debate. But the ones watching on television…



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