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Germany's eleven sexiest women
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Germany's eleven sexiest women

Published: 12 Mar 2012 12:40 GMT+01:00
Updated: 12 Mar 2012 12:40 GMT+01:00

While Germany might have a reputation for producing the tall blondes of this world such as Claudia Schiffer and Heidi Klum, this week’s list has gone a little deeper into the country’s catalogue of actresses, politicians, musicians and TV personalities to bring you some of the country’s other beauties.

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Take a look through our choices, which range from spring-chicken socialist Julia Bonk to mature actress Iris Berben, and see whether you agree with our choices.

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14:25 March 12, 2012 by PaulLL
The sexiest woman in Germany is Franka Potente.

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15:43 March 12, 2012 by JDee
not for me... there are probably 10 better looking girls working in my local Lidl
16:49 March 12, 2012 by twisted
I could add about twenty names to this list and all of them would be between the ages of 30 to 50. They might not meet the adjective "sexy" but they are all damn good looking (my opinion and my taste, of course). Petra Gerster is one of the 20.
17:59 March 12, 2012 by Liza Kreynin
What about Magdalena Neuner?! She deserves a place here at least as some of the not-so-attractive women here
18:59 March 12, 2012 by frankiep
Nena and Bettina Wulff are considered amongst the 11 sexiest German women, but someone like Diane Kruger is not?

What a ridiculous list.
22:12 March 12, 2012 by zeddriver
There are so many sexy and great looking gals out there that are NOT in the media nor politics. In fact I dare say that if the best looking woman in the world said she was a politician or in the media. I'd also add liar and conceded to the sexy and good looking title. First and foremost. I want a good woman. If she's also great looking then all the better. Good always out shines the looks in the long run.
01:31 March 13, 2012 by Tanskalainen
I'm about to burst my schnitzel!
10:28 March 15, 2012 by Louis Prince
I don't understand. Germans are not ugly people, why are the pretty girls missing from that list. Maybe it's just the Locals wierd taste( its bad, lets be honest).
12:00 March 17, 2012 by natsuru hime
the tv presenter.i wish i looked like her.i did not see anything to recommend about any of the others.
15:38 March 17, 2012 by nparry
Somehow it's difficult for the rest of the world to see Teutonic women as sexy and feminine.........they all look like Helmut Kohl after they're past 30
17:53 March 17, 2012 by Grumpy Old Man
It has to be number 8. With a name like that!
13:14 March 18, 2012 by AirForceGuy
I agree with many of the previous comments. There are a LOT sexier German woman than these....
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