People in power particularly, with an endless passion for gold.
This loyalty is not always mutual, but sometimes leads to creation of unusual accessories – a Golden loaf or throne in the shape of an eagle. Chips made a collection of stupid spending unreasonable rulers.
1. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, Turkmenistan
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of Turkmenistan, has repeatedly refused to create a Golden statue in Ashgabat, however, the monument has appeared in the capital. As a sign of love and respect for merits before Fatherland statue coated with gold leaf, height of creation made up of 21 meters.
Love of gold in Turkmenistan are endless. Saparmurat Niyazov, former President of the country – were proud of the 14-foot bronze statue created in his honor and covered, of course, gold.
2. Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe
Robert Mugabe is a very active President. He loves gifts, monuments in their honor and bright outfits. Despite his advanced age, he loves a big way to celebrate birthdays, and that every year Zimbabwe recognized one of the poorest countries of Africa, no one makes the celebration more modest.
Here favorite the throne of the President. Unusual chair made of marble, partly gilt, adorned with precious diamonds and leopard skin. It is hard to imagine how many budgets Zimbabwe sitting President.
3. Saddam Hussein, Iraq
Nothing unusual, just the President cared about the environment and prefer not to travel by car. In 1993, Baghdad Hussein moved in a Golden carriage pulled by two triples of horses.
In the presidential quarters, after the resignation of Hussein was found thousands of gold jewelry: sanitary ware, interior items, furniture. For example, the luxurious throne.
4. Jean Bedel Bokassa, Central African Republic
Jean Bedel Bokassa – mad ruler, fortunately, was in power only a few years. The coronation was gorgeous, but prohibitively expensive: a crown encrusted with diamonds, a huge throne of gold in the form of the proud bird, fur decoration. Rumor has it that coronation day at the Banquet were treated to the political prisoners human flesh.
5. Ludwig II of Bavaria, Germany
Ludwig II of Bavaria ruled the country in the years 1864-1886. He was considered odd, but talented. Thanks to the involvement of the ruler in Germany, built many beautiful castles, which today are visited by tourists from around the world. The most difficult and popular among them is the Neuschwanstein castle, Ludwig almost bankrupted the Kingdom, yielding to the fascination of construction.
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