Historical figures were incredibly hot
Lord Byron -
The famous English poet was apparently 5'8" (1.72 m) tall, and at one point weighted 194 lbs (88 kg), which was quite a lot for his frame.
Marie Antoinette -
The last Queen of France before the French Revolution was a woman of incredible beauty.
Harry Houdini -
The famous illusionist and stunt performer could escape chains, ropes, and straitjackets. But he surely couldn't escape his good looks!
Charlotte Brontë -
The English novelist and poet, who was also the eldest of the famed Brontë sisters, was definitely a stunner.
Eva Perón -
Also known as Evita, María Eva Duarte de Perón was an actress, politician, and overall celebrity, who also served as First Lady of Argentina.
Helen of Troy -
Like other ancient historical figures, it's hard to describe how Helen of Troy actually looked. Though she's described as very, very attractive.
Johannes Brahms -
The German composer, pianist, and conductor was a very good-looking man.
Sessue Hayakawa -
The Japanese actor was a movie star during the silent film era in Hollywood.
Lillie Langtry -
The actress, also known as "The Jersey Lily," was famously pursued by the then-Prince of Wales (future King Edward VII).
Rupert Brooke -
The English poet was described by Irish poet W. B. Yeats as "the handsomest young man in England."
John F. Kennedy -
Of the many handsome presidents the US has had over the years, JFK is perhaps the hottest one in the history books.
Alma Mahler -
The Austrian composer, author, editor, and socialite was also a very attractive woman.
There are numerous depictions of the iconic ruler of Egypt in art, though none exactly gives a clear picture of what she looked like.
Margaret E. Knight -
Margaret E. Knight was a pioneering female inventor born in 1838.
Davis Tutt -
Davis Tutt was an Old West gambler who was famously killed in a shootout against Wild Bill Hickok.